Car of the Month : January 2002

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

Peter Wood’s Princess.



One of the last Princesses, and by this time (1981) the car had just about realised its potential.


Peter’s Princess has been lightly modified, but done so in such a way that it only accentuates the bold Harris Mann design, as opposed to detracting from it. The alloy wheels are from the Triumph Dolomite Sprint/Stag, the bumpers appear to have non-standard overriders on and the rear seats include head rests – something the Princess never – but should have – had. The strident yellow also compliments the car perfectly. Well done, Peter!

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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