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  • HYDRAGAS FUTURE ASSURED

    HYDRAGAS FUTURE ASSURED

    Matt Bell on 23rd October 2019

    The future of suspension component availability for British Leyland’s Hydragas equipped models has now been assured, courtesy of developments by a small company specialising in the recharging of existing Hydragas dampers.

  • SIR MICHAEL EDWARDES 1930 – 2019

    SIR MICHAEL EDWARDES 1930 – 2019

    Matt Bell on 27th September 2019

    Sir Michael Edwardes, the South African industrialist renowned for troubleshooting and famed for his work with British Leyland, has died aged 88.

  • BMC FAN REACHES 100 YEARS OF AGE

    BMC FAN REACHES 100 YEARS OF AGE

    Matt Bell on 25th September 2019

    September 21 marked the 100th birthday of lifelong BMC fan and the Metro Club’s oldest member, Eric Dupont.

  • MARKET TRENDS – UNFAIR REPUTATIONS

    MARKET TRENDS – UNFAIR REPUTATIONS

    Matt Bell on 1st August 2019

    In this Market Trends we take a look at three cars that have unfair reputations; the Triumph Stag, MGC and Austin Allegro...

  • THE DEATH OF RILEY

    THE DEATH OF RILEY

    Matt Bell on 9th April 2019

    Fifty years ago saw the first great British car name to be axed. In retrospect it would turn out to be the first of many over the decades to come, but at the time few people noticed or particularly cared.

  • TURNING JAPANESE: BL AND HONDA

    TURNING JAPANESE: BL AND HONDA

    Matt Bell on 12th February 2019

    Forty years ago the seeds were sown for a venture which would change the British car manufacturing landscape forever.