Archive for June 28th, 2011

The cars : Matra-SIMCA Bagheera

The cars : Matra-SIMCA Bagheera

It takes three The Matra company were responsible for two extremely interesting mid-engined sports cars during the 1960s; its own version of René Bonnet’s Djet, and then, in 1967, the first car to be designed entirely by Matra: the M530. Both cars were built around the same ideals of mid-engined layout, low weight, superior aerodynamics […]

Vauxhall Cavalier Mk2 : Videos

It’s got pulling power… Vauxhall was onto a winner with its Cavalier Mk2, but the switch to FWD was a radical step for the conservative company, and it wasn’t sure that its clientèle would understand the advantages. And this advert was designed to explain at least one of them…

Press Report : Wen Jiabao hails MG as symbol of China’s friendship with UK

Press Report : Wen Jiabao hails MG as symbol of China’s friendship with UK

Christina Savvas, Birmingham Post, 27 June 2011 Birmingham’s car manufacturing industry received a huge boost when China’s Premier Wen Jiabao visited the MG plant in Longbridge on Sunday. Mr. Wen launched the new MG6 Magnette model at the factory owned by the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation – one of his country’s most high-profile British investments. […]