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Retro place : Longbridge

A century of carmaking… STROLL along the perimeter fence that surrounds the Car Assembly Buildings at Longbridge, and it’s hard to believe that the silent buildings once teemed with life […]

BL Babes

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 […]

BL Babes

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 […]


Marques : Authi

BMC’s involvement in Spain came about as a result of the company’s desire to crack the market, despite its steep import tariffs. The way to circumvent these taxes was to […]