Where Are They Now?
We only know of a very few '77 London-Sydney cars that still exist. Surely there must be more. Please contact us if you know where a car exists or even if you can confirm that a car has gone for ever. We want to hear from you. To send a message go to >> Contact Us
# 2 - Magenta - Recently found, bought and sold again by driver Philip Young.
# 7 - Mini-Moke - The Coca-Cola Moke is on permanent display at the National Motor Museum, Birdwood, South Australia. It is not in a running condition.
#10 - VW Beetle - Francis Tuthill tells us his Beetle is in very poor condition. It's on a trailer waiting to go for scrap or perhaps be rescued.
#19 - Mini Clubman - Sold in 1979 - Last recorded existence 1991 - fate unconfirmed.
#21 - Cosworth Vega - was a featured car at the Carlisle PA USA car show in June 2011
#24 - Fiat 131 Diesel - Recently offered for sale - (not known if genuine)
#26 - Ford Cortina Mk2 - The car survives with Dr Wadia in poor condition in Bombay.
#33 - Mercedes 280E - Andrew Cowan's event winning car is in the Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Museum.
#45 - Citroen CX2400 - The Hopkirk car is thought to be privately owned in the UK.
#49 - Mercedes 280E - The Tony Fowkes car is confirmed as in the Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Museum.
#58 - Ford Escort - Still owned by driver Chris Bruce - unused for many years.
Click the links above to read the latest updates for cars we have heard about.
#33 Mercedes 280E - Andrew Cowan, Colin Malkin, Mike Broad
Car #33 on display in the Mercedes-Benz Museum
The event winning Mercedes 280E is on display at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart.
Click the links in the list above to find updates about others cars that competed on London-Sydney '77
Help us find more cars
Please do Contact Us if you can add any news or information about any of the cars and crews that took part on the 1977 London to Sydney Marathon.
Added August 2011