A new peak production record of 650,577 vehicles during the current financial year, which ends on Sunday, was announced today by the British Motor Corporation. The figure, which is provisional, shows an increase of 35 per cent over last year’s total of 486,048, and of 30 per cent over the previous record in 1957-58. The company also announced that the number of vehicles exported to the North American market-110,340-was considerably more than had been anticipated.
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.
Latest posts by Keith Adams (see all)
- Opinion : Why Roy Haynes was ahead of his time - 20 February 2019
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- History : BMC, BL, Rover and other Development Codes - 19 February 2019