Brand: Austin

Austin Metro 1.3 LE 1987 image - Vital Statistics, Heritage Classic Car Insurance

Austin Metro (1980 – 1990)

August 22nd, 2016

BL’s saviour came in the nick of time and was eagerly anticipated for at least a year before its prestigious launch at the British Motor Show in 1980 with the late Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister in attendance. Billed as the British car to beat the world and championed by Lady Diana Spencer, big things were expected for BL’s small car.

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Austin Mini Cooper 1275 S (1964-1967)

Austin Mini Cooper 1275 S (1964-1967)

August 12th, 2016

The Austin Mini was a revolution when it hit the car market back in 1959, back then it was originally named the Morris Mini Minor and the Austin Seven but by 1961 was officially named the Austin Mini. With its transverse engine and compact body shell the iconic Mini was something never seen before and everyone fell in love with it, which is why it became the best-selling car in British history with a production run of 5.3 million from 1959 to 2000.

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Austin Metro Vital Statistics

April 27th, 2016

Heritage have teamed up with Practical Classics to bring you the ultimate Austin Metro guide. If you’re thinking of buying a Metro or just looking to find out more about the history or value of the one you own this is the essential guide for you. We also compare this British staple with other market […]

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