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Magenta Tarragon Lightspeed Panels Magenta Tarragon
 
Style Original design estate
Made by Lightspeed Panels
Produced 1982 to 1985
   
The Magenta Tarragon was a bold move for Lightspeed Panels. Attempting to bring a car that was practical, modern and of original design to the kit car market was brave. It found a few homes but ultimately it was competing with mainstream cars so couldn't really sell in the numbers it needed.

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The function of the Magneto

This article is about an engine component. For other uses of the term, see Magneto (disambiguation). A magneto provides pulses of electrical power to the spark plugs in some gasoline -powered internal combustion engines where batteries are not available, most commonly those in 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines used in small motorcycles, lawnmowers and chainsaws, as well as in most small aircraft and some racing automobiles, serving a similar function to the coil-type ignition system found in automobiles. In aircraft, typically each cylinder has two spark plugs, each driven from a separate magneto

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