Austin Metro Vital Statistics

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 contenders to see how it fairs.

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August 22nd, 2016

Austin Metro (1980 – 1990)

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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October 3rd, 2016

Lotus Esprit (1977-1981)

The famous Lotus Esprit was launched in 1975 at the Paris Auto Show and as we all now was a very capable machine. A few tweaks later the Lotus Esprit S2 arrived in…

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April 24th, 2019

Alpine A110 (1961-1977)

The Alpine A110 was one of France’s finest sports cars back in the sixties as a competition car and achieved global success, bagging six world class victories. Over forty years later, it has now seen a re-ignition as a modern sports car.

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