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Marcos Cars 1959-2002 history by pyntofmyld yellow rear side

Marcos Cars 1959-2002: Uncertain Future Classic

Jem Marsh was born Jeremy George Weston Marsh in Clifton, Bristol on 15th April 1930. An inspired engineer and an accomplished racing driver, he became a constructor in 1959. He formed a partnership with designer Frank Costin and so MARsh [...]

April 13, 2016 By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Marcos Cars, United Kingdom
Aston-Martin DB4 1958-1963 by Otis Blank

Aston-Martin DB4 1958-1963: The First Aston Superleggera

About Specs The Aston-Martin DB4 is a British luxury Grand Touring car described by Aston-Martin as a saloon. The car was, in fact, a very nice 2+2 fixed head coupe (FHC), beautifully hand-built at the new Newport Pagnell plant. [...]

August 18, 2015 Aston-Martin, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, DB4, Europe, United Kingdom
Berkeley T60 1959-1960 red profile view on the road top down outside hinges

Berkeley T60 & T60/4 1959-1960: Another 3-Wheeler Sports Car

About Specs Surprisingly, Berkeley`s management did not immediately see the potential for a 3-wheeler version of their little sports-car such as the T60 and the T60/4 was. For the benefit of any reader not already acquainted with British eccentricity in [...]

June 29, 2015 Berkeley Cars, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, T60 & T60/4, United Kingdom
Bristol 403 1953-1955 black detail front bonnet light grille black and white

Bristol 403 1953-1955: Bristol With Reduced Brake Efficiency

About Specs The 1953 Bristol 403 was primarily an updated 401. It had all the improvements and specs of the 404 which went into production at the same time. It must be assumed that customer demand for the 401 dictated [...]

June 22, 2015 403, Bristol, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom
Triumph TR4A 1965-1967 black and white front left corner top down

Triumph TR4A 1965-1967: The Car With a Choice of Rear Axles

About Specs 1965 saw the arrival of the Triumph TR4A. The most important change from TR4 was IRS which was badged on the boot-lid. The IRS system (independent rear suspension) was not fitted to improve the handling but the ride. [...]

June 1, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, TR4A, Triumph Cars, United Kingdom
Aston-Martin DB2-4 1953-1957 light green metallic top view

Aston-Martin DB2/4 1953-1957: The First Hatchback

About Specs The DB2 was replaced in 1953 by the Aston-Martin DB2/4 saloon. However, it wasn`t really a saloon, it was a 2+2 grand tourer with a hatch-back. That point cleared up we shall continue. [...]

May 18, 2015 Aston-Martin, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, DB2/4, Europe, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
AC Aceca 1954-1963 black racing circuit

AC Aceca 1954-1963: Car That Should Have Been The AC Cobra

About Specs AC Cars were very busy, producing variations on a theme, or more accurately, three cars with the same basic design. The AC Ace preceded this chapter and the AC Greyhound will follow it. The AC Aceca was launched [...]

April 28, 2015 AC Cars, Aceca, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom
Healey Silverstone 1949-1950 red front view mud guards red title picture

Healey Silverstone 1949 – 1950: History And Buyers Guide

About Specs Inopian is a hyperbole-free area. We do not indulge in exaggeration or hysteria. We heap praise generously on the deserving but lambast the horrible. In short we tell the truth as we see it. Having said that, now [...]

April 3, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Healey, Silverstone, United Kingdom
Panther De Ville 1974-1985 mascot grille detail

Panther de Ville 1974-1985: The Car From 101 Dalmatians Movie

About Specs Two years after the sublime Panther J72 impressed the motoring world the Panther de Ville burst onto the world stage. Panther Cars had gone overboard this time! Clearly designed to appeal to celebrities, eccentrics and Al Capone impersonators, [...]

March 27, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, de Ville, Europe, Panther Cars, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Jaguar XJ220 1992-1994 silver rear view parked high definition

Jaguar XJ220 1992 – 1994

About Specs Here is a strange story about a strange car with strange origins. The Jaguar XJ220 was born an instant classic sports-car although sadly, not destined for mass-production. [...]

March 25, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Jaguar, United Kingdom, XJ 220