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Vintage Reggae Singer Show Off Locally Made Vintage Car

Nine years after taking the decision to make a car in Jamaica, Legendary reggae artiste Leroy Sibbles show off his new vehicle, the Local Legend , created by Lotus England, who designed the first of its kind in the 1950's. Sibbles told the Sunday Gleaner how he became interested in having the car built, " I went to Mandeville and saw a Doctor friend with one and I just loved it ...:" Lotus England convinced the vintage crooner he could make another, "... and I said well we gonna build one .." Sibbles said. Both men thereafter started shopping for parts. The reggae music veteran of 40 years said of his inspiration to make the car, " the design has stood from that tine until today, and that kinda reflects the person I am ." Although the end product looks pretty impressive, Leroy Sibbles  further explained to the Sunday Gleaner why it took nine years to completely make this car. The process involved out-sourcing mechanics to rectify issues with th