Development codes

ADO and other development codes

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The XC numbers The XC numbers (signifying ‘experimental car’) were applied to projects headed up by Alec Issigonis at Longbridge. These cars (with the exception of XC9000) all went on to be developed into production cars. Codename Details Dates Picture XC9000 1.5 litre saloon Forerunner to the XC9001 – rear wheel drive saloon, resembled a […]