FROM OUR MOTORING CORRESPONDENT
Lord Nuffield made one of his rare public appearances yesterday when he attended a luncheon at the Royal Automobile Club to receive on behalf of the British Motor Corporation the Dewar Trophy, which was awarded to the corporation, coupled with the name of Mr A. Issigonis, for the development of the Morris Minor and Austin Seven 850 cars.
Lord Nuffield said that these revolutionary little cars had shaken the world, and Mr G. Harriman, the B.M.C. deputy chairman and managing director, said that more than 35,000 of them, valued at Â£10m., had already been exported, including 5,000 to the United States.
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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