It’s often said that Innocenti’s Leyland-based cars were more appealing than the originals that bore them. Here’s a selection of images supplies by Julian Marsh that indicate that this may be the case.
The Innocenti Regent, even, somehow managed to look better than the Austin Allegro. And yet, the Italians didn’t want it. What do you think?
The Italian job
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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