Ex-WD Ariel Wing bought at auction 1948
by John Warren.
Used as farm work horse until the mid
1960s then replaced by Landrover
Stored in a dark corner of a barn
Spotted by a young man who worked on
the farm, who fell in love with it
John didn’t want to sell, but eventually sold
Went into store in the young man’s barn
Was moved into another barn and
remained there from 1988 to 2011
Sold on to raise some money in 2011
An email received by Wendy, John Warrens
widow enquiring if anyone knew about the
The present owner, Martin Shaw, bought it
for restoration in 2013 and the pictures
above show its restoration.
The Ariel Wing, fully restored will be at
Lutterworth and District Museum’s Vintage
and Classic Vehicle Sunday on the 24th of
April 2016 along with Martin Shaw and Don
to answer all of your questions.