One for fun today, my favourite TV character when I was very young! I loved Thunderbirds, it nurtured my love of amazing machines and technology. I did find the Tracey family a bit goody-goody though, Lady Penelope and Parker were much more fun (because they did all the dirty work I think).

Their Rolls Royce was easily my favourite of all the vehicles – despite the paint scheme. Amazingly, there was actually a working replica of FAB 1 built for promotional purposes – on a coach chassis, it was enormous when scaled up.

So, here’s my take on FAB 1, after a good clean by Parker. When I was chauffeuring I did seem to spend a lot of time cleaning the car…