British Leyland history is full of tragedies, and here’s one that probably ranks among the worst of all – the closure of the Speke factory in Liverpool. It was a factory closure that ended up being bloody and acrimonious, and cost us the Ford Capri-rivalling Triumph Lynx…
Here’s an interesting version of events broadcast on the BBC at the time. Enjoy it while you can… and try not to end up weeping too much.
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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