ADO16ADO16 followed the Mini, and gave designer Alec Issigonis his hat-trick of successes and his much coveted knighthood.Leonard Lord wooed Alec Issigonis back to BMC at the end of... Read more
Austin 7It is very easy to forget just how small the Austin 7, or Baby Austin as it is often called, really was when it was “born” in 1922 - and how much it changed the Austin Motor... Read more
The Formation of BMCBMC had a lot of potential to showcase British industry, but the merger would never work properly while old rivalries were allowed to remain.The formation of BMC in 1952 took... Read more
The Austin-HealeyWhen the Austin-Healey was born it may have seemed like an overnight success, but there was plenty of history behind it.Sometimes separating myth from legend is a fine line. A... Read more
Royal Mail Morris Minor VanThousands of Morris Minor vans once travelled British roads carrying the Royal Mail. One has made it to Australia on an extended delivery run.Without doubt, the most iconic... Read more
The Scalextric StoryScalextric is one of the most difficult words to pronounce in the English language, but its range of model cars is one of the most successful.Synonymous with electric slot-car... Read more
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