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British sports cars since the war

Martyn Bourne Watkins

British sports cars since the war

by Martyn Bourne Watkins

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Published by Arco Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports cars.,
    • Automobiles -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMartyn Watkins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL236 .W37 1974b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p., [16] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5305618M
      ISBN 100668033908
      LC Control Number72088421
      OCLC/WorldCa1087980

      10 Of The Worst Cars Ever Made In The UK. Today, the UK builds some of the greatest cars in the world, but it hasn't always been that way. We take a look at 10 from the past that weren't so good. The British Lotus cars were first built by Colin Chapman in a garage. In , he entered his first race and won against a Type 37 Bugatti. The Lotus Mk IX was the first to race at Le Mans, though the car was disqualified for reversing out of a sand bank.

      Classic British cars for sale Lagonda 3 litre sports saloon I offer, very reluctantly the sale of this most beautiful and rare 3 litre Weymann bodied Lagonda sports saloon. The AC Shelby Cobra is one of the most iconic sports cars of the post-war era. When it comes down to sheer automotive power and anger, there is no substitute for the Shelby Cobra.

      British&SportsCars is a car dealer supplying modern and classic sports cars in Belgium. FOR SALE. OFF-MARKET. SOLD. SELL YOUR CAR. CONTACT. More. Sort by. Aston Martin DB11 Volante. New. Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible.   The rise and the popularity of the British sports cars really took off after World War 2 when the British cars were truly competitive on the racing tracks with all the other European models, l ike Bugatti, Mercedes, and Alfa rise, however, was not done by accident or only after


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This page hardback book is literally the “heavyweight” among the many books on British Sports Cars. I find it difficult to fault the range of cars covered, though it would have been good to see a picture of a pre-war Lagonda, the photography is superb throughout and the presentation is excellent (the sturdy binding is essential!) with a useful page summary of the 90 or so cars /5(11).

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