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Bristol 401 1948-1953 by Paul Wilson

Bristol 401 & 402 1948 – 1953

About Specs The next car out of the Filton factory was the wonderful Bristol 401. George White had established a philosophy at Bristol Cars that gave quality the priority over cost and production numbers. True to his word he built [...]

February 19, 2015 401/402, Bristol, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom
Jaguar 420 1966-1968 by Spanish Coches

Jaguar 420 1966 – 1968

About Specs British Leyland`s influence was being felt at Jaguar. This facelift completed the metamorphosis from MK II to MX X. Jaguar simply put a minaturised MK X front onto the S type and fitted the 4.2 XK engine to [...]

February 18, 2015 420, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Europe, Jaguar, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Triumph TR4 1961-1965 by Draco2008

Triumph TR4 1961 – 1965

About Specs In 1959 Triumph had opened a new `super-factory` in Speke, Liverpool. This factory had the capacity to produce 100,000 now classic cars per year although, in reality, it never produced more the 30,000. This was the beginning of [...]

February 10, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, TR4, Triumph Cars, United Kingdom
Jaguar S type 1963-1968 by The Car Spy

Jaguar S type 1963 – 1968

About Specs The only criticisms leveled at the MK II were that it had insufficient boot-space for a family car and was quite wild through fast corners. The MK II was a little inclined to lift a wheel amid a [...]

February 5, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Europe, Jaguar, S type, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Ford Lotus Cortina MKI 1963-1966 by Gillian Bonfils

Ford Lotus Cortina MKI 1963 – 1966

About Specs To tie the 1960`s Lotus story together I must inflict a little history on you, the reader. As the decade began Colin Chapman was planning the new Elan sports-car. The Elan was an entirely new concept owing very [...]

February 4, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Cortina MKI, Europe, Lotus, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Mini MK II 1967-1969 by ducatimad

Mini MK II 1967 – 1969

About Specs In 1967 the MK II was introduced. This was a facelift, amounting to a new radiator grille, larger rear window and a 6 gallon (27.24 litres) fuel tank. There was also the option of a new engine, the [...]

February 3, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Europe, Mini, Mini MKII, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Jaguar E type 1961-1967 FHC by kev haworth photography

Jaguar E Type XKE Series I 1961 – 1968: Most Beautiful Car Ever Made

About Specs When the Jaguar E-type was unveiled in 1961 Enzo Ferrari famously called it `the most beautiful car ever made`. In truth it probably was. Ferrari could easily have made it but could never have kept the retail price [...]

January 30, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, E-type XKE, Europe, Jaguar, United Kingdom
Jaguar MKX 1961-1967 by André Ritzinger

Jaguar MK X 1961 – 1967

About Specs The 1961 Earl`s Court Motor Show in London was taken by storm when the Jaguar MK X was unveiled. Bill Lyons and his staff had shrouded the project in tight security. The new model had already been announced [...]

January 20, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Europe, Jaguar, MK X, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom
Panther J72 1972-1981 by Count Rushmore

Panther J72 1972 – 1981

About Specs 1972 saw the launch of the first Panther, the J72. It was a revolution in automotive thinking. Morgan produced traditional style cars but they always had. To begin production in 1972 with a 1936 shape was most unusual. [...]

January 15, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, J72, Panther Cars, United Kingdom
Healey Tickford 1950-1954 by Tom Ellis

Healey Tickford 1950 – 1954

About Specs Donald Healey`s last saloon project, the Tickford saloon was named after the Tickford coach building company that designed and built the body-work. Healey was entering the Grand-Tourer market for the first time. The Tickford bore no resemblance to [...]

January 14, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Healey, Sedan/Saloon, Tickford, United Kingdom