Car of the Month : May 2002

This top-of-the-range Princess 2200HLS belongs to John Capon, who also owns the Marina featured in March.

It was purchased from a man who originally had it as his company car when he worked at a main dealership. When he retired he bought the car and drove it for about 2 or 3 years. Then, following the death of his wife, the car was enshrined in his garage, until early last year. During that time, it was totally pampered, and has the most incredible sevice history. It has only covered 48,000 miles from new.






Two of John’s other immaculate cars – the Marina and a Vanden Plas 1500 – can be seen in the background here.

Keith Adams

About the Author:

Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and watched it steadily grow into AROnline. Is the Editor of Classic Car Weekly, and has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, Classic Car Weekly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, and the the Motoring Independent... Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasable adventures all across Europe.

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