Chairman Percy Plant reports that BL’s views have , however , ‘hardened’ on the need for a diesel engine by 1984 . The BL Cars Programme Review Comittees firm view is passed on for Bob Knight’s attention , i.e that the XJ40 programme volumes are not achievable without a suitable diesel version and that the volumes should therefore be reduced or a diesel project brought forward .
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...
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