The top 10 selling cars for the first six months of 1987:
1 Ford Escort (88,962),
2 Ford Fiesta (77,400),
3 Ford Sierra (67,771),
4 Austin Metro (57,316),
5 Vauxhall Cavalier (52,620),
6 Vauxhall Astra (42,996),
7 Ford Orion (34,683),
8 Austin Montego (30,696).
9 Rover 200 series (25,361),
10 Austin Maestro (23,025).
Kevin Morley, marketing director of Austin Rover, said: “We are poised for a significant breakthrough. The Metro, Maestro and Montego have all been given extra quality in their specification and our customers have seen this.”
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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