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[[File:Mk indy.jpg|thumb|right|A Swedish MK Indy.]]
 
[[File:Mk indy.jpg|thumb|right|A Swedish MK Indy.]]
  
The '''MK Indy''' is a [[Lotus Seven|Lotus 7]] replica based on the [[Locost]] principle, built by [[MK Sportscars]] in [[Maltby, South Yorkshire|Maltby]], [[Rotherham]].<ref>{{cite web |last1=Brosselin |first1=Ambroise |title=MK Indy : Suivre la construction de sa pistarde en live |url=https://www.automotivpress.fr/mk-indy-suivre-la-construction-de-sa-pistarde-en-live/ |publisher=Automotiv Press}}</ref> The Indy has an independent rear [[suspension (vehicle)|suspension]] using the [[differential (mechanics)|differential]] and drive shafts from a [[Ford Sierra]].<ref>{{cite news |title=Speed Building |url=https://issuu.com/completekitcar/docs/ckc_august_ad_string |work=Complete Kit Car magazine |issue=August 2010}}</ref>  It uses many other components from the Sierra<ref>{{cite news |title=Dale Chatterton's MK Indy |url=https://thumbsnap.com/77DPhRmX |work=Total Kit Car}}</ref>, including front hubs and steering rack.  Further, it can be fitted with any of a variety of [[engine]]s, the most popular choices being the [[Ford Pinto engine]] from the Sierra for its ease and cheapness or a large [[motorcycle]] engine for its light weight and high [[Revolutions per minute|rpm]].<ref>{{cite web |last1=Attard |first1=Nik |title=Reader's Car Of The Week: The Devastator |url=https://www.pistonheads.com/news/general/readers-car-of-the-week-the-devastator/35905 |publisher=Pistonheads}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |last1=Carson |first1=Sean |title=Car set-up basics: part one |url=https://www.pistonheads.com/features/ph-features-tech/car-set-up-basics-part-one/28216 |publisher=Pistonheads |accessdate=9 July 2019}}</ref>
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The '''MK Indy''' is a [[Lotus Seven|Lotus 7]] replica based on the [[Locost]] principle, built by MK Sportscars in [[Maltby, South Yorkshire|Maltby]], [[Rotherham]].<ref>{{cite web |last1=Brosselin |first1=Ambroise |title=MK Indy : Suivre la construction de sa pistarde en live |url=https://www.automotivpress.fr/mk-indy-suivre-la-construction-de-sa-pistarde-en-live/ |publisher=Automotiv Press}}</ref> The Indy has an independent rear [[suspension (vehicle)|suspension]] using the [[differential (mechanics)|differential]] and drive shafts from a [[Ford Sierra]].<ref>{{cite news |title=Speed Building |url=https://issuu.com/completekitcar/docs/ckc_august_ad_string |work=Complete Kit Car magazine |issue=August 2010}}</ref>  It uses many other components from the Sierra<ref>{{cite news |title=Dale Chatterton's MK Indy |url=https://thumbsnap.com/77DPhRmX |work=Total Kit Car}}</ref>, including front hubs and steering rack.  Further, it can be fitted with any of a variety of [[engine]]s, the most popular choices being the [[Ford Pinto engine]] from the Sierra for its ease and cheapness or a large [[motorcycle]] engine for its light weight and high [[Revolutions per minute|rpm]].<ref>{{cite web |last1=Attard |first1=Nik |title=Reader's Car Of The Week: The Devastator |url=https://www.pistonheads.com/news/general/readers-car-of-the-week-the-devastator/35905 |publisher=Pistonheads}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |last1=Carson |first1=Sean |title=Car set-up basics: part one |url=https://www.pistonheads.com/features/ph-features-tech/car-set-up-basics-part-one/28216 |publisher=Pistonheads |accessdate=9 July 2019}}</ref>
  
 
According to figures given to the magazine Total Kit Car 200 Indys are built a year.
 
According to figures given to the magazine Total Kit Car 200 Indys are built a year.

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A Swedish MK Indy.

The MK Indy is a Lotus 7 replica based on the Locost principle, built by MK Sportscars in Maltby, Rotherham.[1] The Indy has an independent rear suspension using the differential and drive shafts from a Ford Sierra.[2] It uses many other components from the Sierra[3], including front hubs and steering rack. Further, it can be fitted with any of a variety of engines, the most popular choices being the Ford Pinto engine from the Sierra for its ease and cheapness or a large motorcycle engine for its light weight and high rpm.[4][5]

According to figures given to the magazine Total Kit Car 200 Indys are built a year.

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