- Riley Kestrel

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- Mini (Mark I)

Mini Mark I Manufacturer British Motor Corporation Also called Austin Seven Austin Mini Morris Mini Morris 850 Production 1959–1967 Assembly Longbridge, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, Cowley, Oxfordshire, England Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Seneffe, Belgium Oporto, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal Successor Mini Mark II Class Supermini Body style 2-door saloon 2-door estate 2-door van 2-door truck Layout FF layout Engine 848 cc (0.8 l) I4 950 cc (1.0 l) I4 997 cc (1.0 l) I4 998 cc (1.0 l) I4 1,098 cc (1.1 l) I4 1,071 cc (1.1 l) I4 970 cc (1.0 l) I4 1,275 cc (1.3 l) I4 Transmission 4-speed manual with synchromesh on top three ratios till 1968. Synchromesh on all forward speeds after 1968 4-speed automatic 5-speed manual (some models only) Wheelbase Estate: 2,140 mm (84.3 in) Saloon: 2,040 mm (80.3 in) Designer Sir Alec Issigonis The Mark I Mini (1959–1967) was the first version of British Motor Corporation's Mini. It is [read more...]

- Austin Montego

Austin Montego Manufacturer Austin Rover Group Also called MG Montego Rover Montego Montego Production 1984–95 (Austin/Rover Montego) 1985–91 (MG Montego) Predecessor Morris Ital Austin Ambassador MG Magnette (MG model) Vanden Plas 1500/1750 (Vanden Plas model) Successor Rover 600 Class Mid-size saloon/sedan Body style 4-door saloon 5-door estate Layout FF layout Engine 1.3 L A-Plus I4 1.6 L S-Series I4 2.0 L Perkins Prima / Rover MDI I4 2.0 L O-Series I4 Wheelbase 2,570 mm (101 in) Length 4,468 mm (175.9 in) Width 1,709 mm (67.3 in) Height 1,420 mm (56 in) Related Austin Maestro Designer Ian Beech David Bache Roger Tucker Roy Axe The Austin Montego is a British mid-size saloon car that was produced by the Austin Rover subsidiary of British Leyland (BL), and its successors, from 1984 until 1994. The Montego was the replacement for the Morris Ital, to give British Leyland a modern competitor for the Ford Sierra and Vauxhall Cavalier. [read more...]

- MG 1300

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- Austin A35

Austin A35 Manufacturer BMC Production 1956-1959(saloon) 1956-1962(estate) 1956-1968(van) 280,897 Predecessor Austin A30 Successor Austin A40 Farina Class compact car Wheelbase 79.5 in (2,019 mm) Length 136.5 in (3,467 mm) Width 55 in (1,397 mm) A35 Saloon Production 1956-1959 129,245 Body style 4-door saloon 2-door saloon Layout FR layout Engine 948 cc A-Series Straight-4 A35 Countryman Production 1956-1968 151,652 Body style 2-door estate 2-door pickup truck 2-door van Layout FR layout Engine 948 cc A-Series Straight-4 1098 cc A-Series Straight-4 The A35 was a small (compact) car sold by the British Motor Corporation under the Austin marque in the 1950s. Design Introduced in 1956, it replaced the highly successful Austin A30. The name reflected the larger and more powerful 34 hp (25 kW) A-Series straight-4 engine, enabling a slightly higher top speed and better acceleration. The A35 was very similar in [read more...]

- Austin-Healey Sprite

Austin-Healey Sprite Manufacturer Austin-Healey Production 1958-1971 129,347 made Assembly Abingdon, England Enfield, New South Wales, Australia Class Sports car Body style 2-door roadster Layout FR layout Related MG Midget The Austin-Healey Sprite is a small open sports car which was announced to the press in Monte Carlo by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) on 20 May 1958, just before that year's Monaco Grand Prix. It was intended to be a low-cost model that "a chap could keep in his bike shed", yet be the successor to the sporting versions of the pre-war Austin Seven. The Sprite was designed by the Donald Healey Motor Company, which received a royalty payment from the manufacturers BMC. It first went on sale at a price of £669, using a mildly tuned version of the Austin A-Series engine and as many other components from existing cars as possible to keep costs down. The Sprite was made at the MG sports car factory at Abingdon and it was inevitable that the [read more...]

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