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The first "official" car produced by Basil Green was the Cortina perana. It was sold by though Ford dealerships.. According to www.perana.org the car was based on the Mk2 Ford Cortina GT. The drive train was up-rated using the Ford Zephyr 3 litre V6 (Essex) engine, Lotus Cortina gearbox and Salisbury differential.
The Cortina was a very good performer for its era:
0-60 MPH 8.6s
The Cortina Perana was only offered in 2 colours to the public, one being candy apple red and the other being silver. Both had the bumble bee stripe on the nose.
Here is a nice picture of one in original bumble bee form.
Ans some old racing pictures where the car is in action