The British Motor Corporation was created in 1952 when the Nuffield Group (Morris and associated companies) merged with Austin. It was supposed to give the UK a world-class car manufacturing group to fight the best the world could throw at us – but instead, it was divided, and lost market share throughout it short life. Died in 1968, when Leyland Motors took it over to form the British Leyland Motor Corporation.
The Australian market featured a number of interesting variations on the BMC 1100/1300 theme which we didn’t get on the home market. The Morris Nomad and 1500 OHC had the […]