Go back to the Marques and Men PageCooper Trailer (T8)

For 1949 Coopers introduced a trailer designed specifically for carrying 500s. As well as suitable dimensions, it used Cooper cast alloy wheels and 500 brakes which could be used as spares.

In action at Goodwood, April 1950. Behind is Ron "Curly" Dryden's Woody support vehicle.

Here is the only known example in regular use, which belongs to 500 OA members Robin and George Shackleton

December's issue of Classic Van & Pick Up magazine features the Shackleton's Austin A55 and Cooper T8 trailer combination. Click here for more.

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