Saturday 24th August 2019,

Browsing the "sport" Tag

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
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
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
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
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TVR Ltd. 1946 – 2006 History

This introduction may seem a little vague and strange at first but we crave the reader`s indulgence. Reliable data is often at a premium but in TVR`s case much of it is impossible to track down. All of the usual [...]

September 17, 2014 Cars, Europe, TVR, United Kingdom