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LynxAE, Unit 1, Hill View, Raunds Road, Chelveston, Wellingborough NN9 6AA

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Established 1986

In The Press

CHANNEL5 Classic Car Rescue Series 2 Episode 1.
Some of you may have seen Jon on TV in the CH5 series Classic Car Rescue. Where the team rescued a Porsche 928 and brought it to our rolling road.
We were all very surprised with the results. If you missed it here it is and also a small clip in which Bernie gets hands on with a very beautiful and rare classic car.
To quote Bernie talking about Jon "That guy really knows his stuff".

Mini magazine issue 234
How To Tech article on the Lynx AE Mini R1 engine swap kit.
Mini magazine issue 232
Lynx AE's Yamaha R1-engine kit looks to bring a whole new breed of budding racers onto the scene with a cost-effective complement to the high-end A-series Mini Miglias.
Mini World Oct 2011
LynxAE Mini R1 conversion kit
"Graham Thorn’s Mk1 Mini has a stonking 149bhp on tap, thanks to a motorbike engine"

Total Kit Car magazine July / August 2011

"Bonkers Lynx Yamaha R1 Mini Conversion"
"Little Engine & Little Car = BIG POWER"
News Headlines Friday April 8 2011
Mini R1 by Lynx AE in the news.

News this week of an exciting new project from the Northamptonshire-based company,
News Headlines Friday 19 September 2008
Lynx AE in the news this week.

New LR1300 from Lynx AE..
...sure looks sweet.

Autosport June 2008


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Autosport Jan 2008


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Track and Race Cars - Sept 2007

"It's back : The rare & pretty DAF V8 Supersaloon with Rover power & a carbon footprint the size of mexico"

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RACE TECH magazine
Practical Racer

"The bike-engined Lynx LR1 is a winner....." John Coxon explains why
kitcar magazine - Nov 2006

Lynx AE LR1 reviewed.
Total Kit Car - Spring 2006

"The Lynx effect."
"The name Jon Lee might not be that well known outside of clubman motorsport but I predict it will be."

"The road holding and handling are out of the top drawer, and I can't speak highly enough of the skills of it's creator"

Track & Race Cars - February 2006

"When we shot the new Yamaha R1 engined Lynx AE LR1 we had to use a crow bar to get Bill Sollis out of the driving seat, it's that good..."

"Truth is, I was blown away by this car because it worked so well."
750 Motor Club Bulletin - January 2006

Want to build your own race car !
The design and build story of the LynxAE LR1. News Headlines Friday 23 September 2005

"Another quick projectile was the..... LR1 from LynxAE, which also impressed with the quality of finish
and of course its performance level."

retro cars - April 2005 issue 22

Steve Naish MG Midget / Yamaha 1000cc R1 power.
Conversion by Lynx AE. News Headlines
Friday 1 April 2005

"Another new trackday car to tell you EXCLUSIVELY about this week..... It's called the LR1 and is made by LynxAE of Milton Keynes"
Autosport - January 2005 page

"Award winner to step upto 1300cc"

"The 750 Motor Club's Colin Chapman Award winner Jon Lee is building a 1300cc version of his Lynx LR1 for 750 Bikesports competition this year."