Chairman Sir William Lyons to Technical Director William Heynes on the 3.4 litre MK2 saloon the former test drove.
“I do not believe there has been sufficient time spent investigating the various causes of noises which develop in our cars after some mileage…
‘An excellent example is the AUTOCAR road test on the 3.8 YHP790. This car was gone over very carefully before it was handed over for test. I drove it this weekend on an indifferent road. It sounds as though it is falling to pieces.”