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British Sports Cars of the 1950 & 60s


British Sports Cars of the 1950 & 60s

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E-type Jaguar, Triumph Spitfire;MGA;Austin-Healey-nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and 60s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork and Spartan interior, a slick sporting gear change and throaty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man-at least, until he got married and had a family. MG and Triumph stood out as the market leaders, but many other companies thrived, from luxury manufacturers like Jaguar and even Daimler to other more affordable marques. This colourfully illustrated history tells the exciting story of the British sports car in the 1950s and 1960s.

James Taylor has been writing about cars and transport in books and magazines since the 1970s and his books for Shire include British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s, Land Rover, and the London Bus.

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Weight 0.24 kg


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