Daily Archives: August 27, 2015

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Driven – 1961 Morris Minor

Before the Mini left its mark as one of the most iconic cars to ever come from Britain, Sir Alec Issigonis had already established a reputation for brilliance with the Morris Minor. The first car built in the United Kingdom to sell more than one million units, the landmark Minor has been hailed as a…

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Driven – 1951 Morgan Plus Four DHC

Morgans do not just evoke the past, they are the past – come to life to remind us of what once was – and for a price and patience – what can be again. Against all odds, Morgan has outlasted its larger rivals throughout the years from BMC, Standard-Triumph, Rootes and eventually British Leyland; and…

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Driven – 1974 Jensen Interceptor

Allan and Richard Jensen started business manufacturing auto bodies under contract for Austin. The firm also made bodies for the Volvo P1800, Sunbeam Tiger and Austin-Healey in addition to the first Interceptor built from 1950 to 1957 with various engines under an attractive glass fiber body. The second iteration of the Jensen Interceptor was hand-built…

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Driven – 1958 Austin-Healey 100-Six BN6

When BMC discontinued A90 engine in favor of a larger Morris designed engine for its larger Austin, Morris and Wolseley sedans, Donald Healey was forced to abandon plans to adopt the 100S competition engine for production use and find a way to install the corporate C-series six-cylinder engine into its small roadster. Despite seeming to…

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