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Healey-Alvis G type 1951-1953 by Andrew Bone front left corner white

Healey-Alvis G Type 1951-1953: Only 25 Classic Cars Made

About Specs The exact chronology of Healey production is difficult to follow, most models over-lapped other models most of the time. This led to some rare anomalies, like the classic Healey-Alvis G type for example. It began production in 1951, [...]

November 2, 2015 Cars, Healey-Alvis G type
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
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
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
Jaguar XJ 1968-1973 front headlight seires I

Jaguar XJ6 & XJ12 Series I 1968-1973: Fastest Saloon of 1972

About Specs Our subject car is the Jaguar XJ6, the first model of a car that is still thriving today. The XJ is the only Jaguar model that is still being produced, albeit in a much updated form, that bears [...]

April 11, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Europe, Jaguar, Sedan/Saloon, United Kingdom, XJ
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
Aston Martin DB2 1950-1953 in the pits le mans

Aston Martin DB2 1950 – 1953

About Specs The Aston Martin DB2 was David Brown`s first serious attempt at a production sports-car with a respectable level of luxury and performance. It soon became a classic in it`s own time. Launched at the New York show in [...]

March 19, 2015 Aston-Martin, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, DB2, Europe, United Kingdom
Triumph TR5 1967-1969 title picture

Triumph TR5 and TR250 1967 – 1969

About Specs The wonderful, but elderly Vanguard 2.1 litre motor had been laid to rest. Now Triumph launched the TR5 sports-car with the powerful inline 6-cylinder 2.5 Pi engine with appreciably better performance. It was an instant classic. [...]

March 17, 2015 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, TR5 & TR250, Triumph Cars, United Kingdom
AC Ace 1953-1963 by Rex Gray

AC Ace 1953 – 1963

About Specs 1952 AC started work on an all-new sports-car, the Ace. It did not, however, start as `all-new`. AC wanted a chassis that was light and strong, they turned to John Tojeiro to design it. `Toj`, as he was [...]

March 12, 2015 AC Cars, Ace, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, United Kingdom