Lol the vvc looks tidy enough but would ideally want a turbo... I think there proper sleepers my old man used to have a coupe vitesse and it was mental!http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-coupe-1-8vvc-/321400413263?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item4ad4f51c4f
while your on about rocking horse poo, what about this
Gutted! Do u know how much it went for?its petty you wasn't looking a few day earlier. this looked tidy
that's it, until the stripping/digging out of the rust is done it can be a worry (this is not what you can find/see from a roll under the car at the buying stage either....You'll need to be good with fabricating and welding for that one.
Some question marks about it's identity as well.