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Only three were ever made so consequently most buyers now knew the car’s unsavoury history. Previous enquirers immediately lost interest.

‘How to remove the smell of exhaust fumes from car upholstery’ She typed quickly, grateful for Google Searches. Knew her questions provoked too many other questions. No, he didn’t survive. Yes, it did invalidate his insurance policies. Uh huh she needed the money – she really needed it sold.

She sat, the Carbonskin of the driver’s seat still moulded slightly to her husband’s shape and as she stroked the dash realised, as he had, what was the only available option.

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