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Austin Atlantic A90 and Lada Sagona on Kijiji

I don’t really know why but I quite like the Austin Atlantic A90. The styling is … perhaps a little over the top. I came across this 1947 example on Kijiji. I remember maybe seven or eight years ago another … Continue reading

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Austin Bantam based roadster

Check out this Austin Bantam based roadster on eBay. It is based off the mechanical underpinnings of a 1940 Austin Bantam with a fiberglass body. The body looks very much like a pint sized Woodill Wildfire. Not bad thing at … Continue reading

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Austin A40 Devon in a hill

You can just see the bit of this from a path in a park/nature reserve in Lethbridge. The Banjo wheel gives it away as a vintage car. Looked rather Austin like to me. A closer inspection revealed it to be … Continue reading

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Where they got their start …

Its often interesting to see where manufacturers got their start in the business and how they are interconnected. Take Hyundai for instance, most folks know of the Mitsubishi connection but how many realize they got their start building license built … Continue reading

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Ultra Low Miles Austin Marina GT

In North America the Morris Marina was badged with the Austin named. There where a few sold and very few survivors today. This one might just the world’s best export market Marina GT. Speaking of the GT it is basically the same as a home market Marina TC with the MG B’s twin carburetor 1.8L B-series engine. The extra weight over the A-series engine is reputed to give it lots of under steer however. I love the oddness of the random cat picture thrown in at the end. Continue reading

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Find of the week – Austin A90 Westminster

Austin A90 Westminster found in small town Continue reading

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