BL Babes

BL Babes : 1980s and beyond

BL Babes : 1980s and beyond

New cars, the product-led recovery, and eventually a long, lingering death. You’d never have believed it looking at these pictures… Mini Rover’s Press department and their play on that poster from the early 1980s, unashamedly used for the Advantage special edition Mini… ‘Prendergast Sweedlepipe recalls: ‘Mini Advantage – ah no, not Marketing as originally stated. […]

BL Babes : 1970s

BL Babes : 1970s

The company was struggling against the unholy trinity of industrial action, good value imports and consumer apathy – but at least the girls were still pretty… Mini Clubman A view of the delightful Sue Cuff, showing a cheeky amount of thigh, this time celebrating a rather important milestone… For ‘Prendergast Sweedlepipe’, who was involved with […]

BL Babes : 1960s

BL Babes : 1960s

It was a golden era, and BMC knew how to play to its audience… Mini Gentler times… Austin 1300 Tidy looking and eminently usable – the Austin 1300. Maxi Joanna Lumley adds much needed glamour to the Series one Maxi… Jaguar XJ6 It’s fair to say you get a better class of lady in a […]