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Pictured: National Motor Museum's Ben Wanklyn cleans Mr Toad's car.<br />
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Mr Toad's car from Wind in the Willows has gone on display after a painstaking restoration following years of neglect.<br />
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The vehicle was made for the 1996 film adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's classic 1908 children's book starring Terry Jones as the obsessive amphibian.<br />
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The car, which appears to be from the Edwardian era, was actually built in 1995 at Shepperton Studios for the film.<br />
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Following the film's release, it was transported to America, where it spent many years hanging from the ceiling of a Florida restaurant.<br />
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It was brought back to Britain last year in a dilapidated state and has been restored at the National Motor Museum workshop in Beaulieu, Hants, where visitors can see it driven around the grounds.