Bolwell Mk VIII Nagari
|1970 to 1974|
|Production||1970 to 1974|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||2-door coupé
|Predecessor||Bolwell Mk VII|
The Bolwell Nagari is a sports car produced by Bolwell in Australia. The original Mk VIII Nagari was built from 1970 to 1974 and the Mk X Nagari was launched in 2008.
Nagari is an aboriginal word meaning "flowing," and the Bolwell Nagari, also known as the Mk VIII, was the company's first full production sports car with 100 coupes and 18 convertibles made. It was manufactured from 1970 to 1974 and became the best known out of the 9 Bolwell car designs: the Mk I-VIII and Ikara.
The Nagari featured a Ford 302 or 351 cubic inch V8 engine mounted in a 920 kg (2,028 lb), 2,280 mm (89.8 in) wheelbase body and backbone chassis. Other components came from Ford (suspension and dampers) and Austin 1800 (steering).
Peter Warren won the 1975 Australian Tourist Trophy for Production Sports Carsdriving a Bolwell Nagari