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Do you remember the Sinclair C5? This is what happened when Welsh shoppers got to try it...

The Sinclair C5 is one of the most eccentric vehicles ever built - and throughout its short life it was manufactured in Wales.

Nick Partridge takes a ride in a C5

In this archive footage from 1985, HTV reporter Nick Partridge takes it for a spin, and watches as members of the public have a chance to ride it too.

Watch the footage below:

The vehicles were made at the Hoover plant in Merthyr Tydfil.

We've dug the footage out for our archive series Reels on Wheels.

Carl Edwards and guest Mike Doyle look through more weird and wonderful gems from the ITV archive.

A member of the public tries it out...
And there's no stopping her!

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