The Honda Ballade came to BL in the early months of 1980, and the company planned to create a different look for the car.
The sketches, penned by the BL Styling Department clearly show that the designers initially worked under the false assumption that they would be able to alter the car’s styling – as was the case with the next collaborative venture, the Rover 213/216.
Acclaim to fame?
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.
Latest posts by Keith Adams (see all)
- Engines : H and K-Series prototypes - 11 November 2019
- Events : Report – NEC Classic Motor Show 8-10 November 2019 - 11 November 2019
- News : Enthusiasts mourn Longbridge as MG passes UK sales landmark - 5 November 2019