Coleman Milne

The converters : Woodall Nicholson/Coleman Milne

After Woodall Nicholson and Coleman Milne joined forces in the 1980s they turned out some interesting Rover Group-based conversions amongst their more usual Ford-based fodder. However, Woodall Nicholson had previously produced a variety of Austin-based models, and had been instrumental in the realisation of designer Chris Field’s vision for the Austin Maxi… A potted history […]

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Coleman Milne Rover Vanden Plas

Coleman Milne Rover Vanden Plas

This subtly stretched 800 Sterling revived a name which had recently been abandoned by the Rover Group. IN 1988, Rover seriously considered marketing a factory-approved stretched Rover 800, but the plan was dropped when sales projections indicated that it would not be a particularly profitable venture. However, Coleman Milne took a different view, prompted in […]

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Coleman Milne Warwick and Hebden

Coleman Milne Warwick and Hebden

A Montego… and then some! The Montego-based Warwick limousine and matching Hebden hearse were introduced to serve the lower end of the carriage-trade market where its sub-£20,000 purchase price would appeal. It occupied a slot in the market previously served by the Princess-based Kirklees. The Warwick was also likely to have been popular with cost-conscious […]