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The Ford Motor Company received several awards for the quality of the Zephyr and Zodiac MkII
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If you are ever in one Vauxhall Victor from the F-Series - they were built from 1957 to 1961 - have driven, perhaps had one, then it will have happened to you regularly, your knee came into dismal contact with the covering of the far-inwardly protruding windshield ...

If you Rover P5 3 Liter study it and then look carefully at the grill, then you will notice - if you are well informed in the automotive field - that it looks suspiciously similar to that of an AEC Regent V bus ... That's right, because David Bache signed both the Rover P5 if the AEC Regent V ...


You will experience that the Austin A30 was the first car in which the famous BMC A-series engine was fitted. This was followed by the Morris Minor, Austin A35, Austin-Healey Sprite, MG Midget, the various Mini versions and of course the ADO 16 model series ... Many millions of cars got that engine. From 1951 to 2000 ...

The British tuner Alexander Engineering delivered for the Hillman Minx then the Singer Gazelle Series I to VI that were built from 1956 to 1967, a much improved cylinder head with two SU carburetors. It became a completely different car ... After having built a few hundred Jaguar XK120s of all-aluminum, the switch was made to tin. Only the bonnet, doors and boot lid continued to be produced in aluminum.

During the production years - from 1956 to 1962 - the Ford Motor Company received various international (!) Prizes for the quality of the Ford Zephyr MkII en Zephyr Zodiac MkII.

In the years 1956 to 1958 the buyer could be gone Wolseley 15 / 50 'go' for a manual or Manumatic gearbox. The latter was a kind of 'automatic' where the driver could switch up and down without a clutch. He (or she) only had a brake and accelerator pedal. (Driving) Switching back to the first gear was quite a challenge, because it was not synchronized. Of the Wolseley 15 / 50 Manumatic none seems to be alive anymore ...

De Sunbeam Alpine is a highly undervalued sports car. We were happy that one of them rode in the last (and by the way also the previous) Midwinter Classic. These were built in the first few years at Edelkoetsenfabrikant Armstrong-Siddeley until the production line was transferred to a new Rootes factory in Ryton. The Sunbeam Alpine was built from 1959 to 1968. What is special is that such an Alpine subcutaneous is not (s) different from a somewhat modified platform of a Hillman Husky van ...

If you are ever in one pre-Farina Morris Oxford Series II has sat or driven yourself, then you will have noticed that the steering wheel is crooked. This was specially conceived and constructed to accommodate three people in the front seat ...

De Ferrari F40 was built for and named after the 40th anniversary of the brand-out-Modena. It was also the last Ferrari for which Enzo Ferrari gave his agreement. He died in 1988.

When they decided at BMC to also use the Austin-Healey Sprite "Kikkeroog" as MG Midget to bring to the market, the designers from Donald Healey were commissioned to design the front. At MG they thought of the rear ...

We have heard everything about where the 'P' in the name of the Lamborhini Miura P400S would stand for. The solution is simple. The 'P' stands for the Italian rear, what eight means…

Shortly before the introduction of the Jaguar XKE Series III, you know the model with the V12 engine, the Edelkoetsenfabrikant intended to call that model Jaguar XKF. One dealer had already heard about this in the corridors and advertised with the upcoming F-type. That was Henley's, the biggest dealer of Jaguar and that was a good thing, because every other dealer immediately lost his agency ...

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