BUCKLE COUPE HOME PAGE
THIS WEBSITE WAS RELEASED FOR
PUBLIC VIEWING JUNE
LATEST UPDATE 26th September 2014
News & Updates page
This website is plain and
anyone to steer around.
friendly. No Uni degree required.
Bob and Robyn
BUCKLE COUPE WEBSITE
This is the
site for you to find out about the history of the Buckle sports
through all the pages to find the information you
We hope this
will stop some rumours about the Buckle Coupe.
were 20 Buckle Coupes built.
18 turn key
and 2 sold incomplete for racing purposes.
body with electric opening doors, large boot
tanks, hand built chassis with a transverse front
& chassis are numbered.
built with Ford Zephyr 6 cylinder engines and running
different gearboxes and a few had a Raymond Mays 12 port alloy
Buckle Motors' factory in Punchbowl, Australia by Bill Buckle
the help from some of his talented friends,
Ron Tauranac, Jack
Anderson, Charles Buck, Norman Owen
and a team of fibreglass and
and office secretaries Shirley Cary, Beverley
as a car to the public, not as a kit car like most others fibreglass
The only true Australian Sports car built from 1957
Buckle up and enjoy the ride.
The first person to thank is
Without him, this would never have happened, his
dream to build a great sports car.
THANK YOU Mr. W.F.
Personally we would like to thank Bill
and Alvia Buckle for their generous financial support of
On behalf of
all the Buckle owners, I would like to thank all the people who
helped me in anyway to compile this web site.
Hope you enjoy it
as much as Robyn and I do.
Our thanks go
Lawler, David & Sue Miller, David Renoden, Martin Hall, Sam
Puglisi Photography, Marc & Adrien Schagen, Bruce Taylor, Ian Winchcombe,
Mathew & Rachael Edwards, Bill Kopsen, Barry & Lynn Jenkins.
John Caffin, John
Ward, Bev Baldwin, John Russell, Warwick Holyoake, Ray & Shirley
Cary, Ian Clayton, David Cowley, Bill & Pam Cole, John
Partridge, Noel Hill UK, Patricia Read, Gos Cory, Hubert Krantz,
Peter Brown, Brett Sowerby, Shane Bowden, Brian Darby Aussie Road
Racing, John Ellacott, Graham Howard, Ed Holly, Max Stahl, Ray
Hyatt, Pim Newell, Jan Keene, Alan & Lee Criss, Geoff Keene, Viv
Ireland, Simon Brady Photos, Rob Rowe, Ned McGoven, Paul Manton,
Luke Manton, Jeff Whitten, Brian Little, Denis Gregory, Tony Dalton,
John Comber, John Boucher, Jim Gunton, Lynton Hemer, Elliott Family,
Maretta Wood, Garry Simkin, Ian Thorn, Campbell Moody, John Coull,
Gavan Hatfield, Michael Bidencope, Alan & Maureen James, Neil
McLeod, Chris Seam, Mark Cleaves, Tony Wise, Phillip & John
Halcrow, Bill Towner, Paul Cross, Peter Cowen, Trevor G Sawtell,
Rick Kellie, Anthony Taylor
Plus all the Buckle owners who
helped with their photos & info.
Buckle, Boston, Lloyd,
Lawler, Williamson, Goldfinch, Bayer, Semken
A special thanks go to the professional photographers,
for the use of their great
Autopics (David Blanch, Lance Ruting,
Brian Doyle Cartoonist (Retired)
Thank you for your special