Keith Adams shares this intriguing video which charts the development of the Princess.
It’s a shame that car manufacturers rarely release videos like this – ones that follow the design process and engineering development of a new car from its conception. Okay, so the post-Ryder British Leyland Motor Corporation was doing its best to stay afloat in 1975, but this video clearly shows that the Princess (as it would subsequently become known) was a car the company could be proud of.
Follow the story of the 18-22 Series in this two-part documentary produced by British Leyland films in 1975. It’s a corker.
And when you’ve watched these, have a read of the companion article that spells out the Princess development story in all its glorious detail!