AT around lunchtime Friday local time in Detroit, Chris Bitmead’s long-awaited XB Falcon hardtop will make its official debut at the Detroit Autorama. The aim of the game is to put it in contention for the prestigious Ridler Award, probably the toughest elite show car competition in the world.

Until then, we can’t show any images of the car, without risking hurting the car’s chances in the comp. So for now, sit back and hear from Chris, Greg Maskell and Mark Allen about their involvement with the car and how it has been received so far.