Chapter 1 This journey starts in Cologne, Germany, in 1983. Bob Lutz is the chairman of Ford of Europe. The blue oval is about to launch the Fiesta Mk2. It's a completely rebodied Mk1. But he knows that the supermini market is about to get very competitive. There's the Austin Metro,
There were many jokes about the Austin Allegro. “All Agro” ‘The Flying Pig’ etc etc… Yeah, yeah.
And we all know that the old Top Gear team hated anything British Leyland and were fond of blowing up Morris Marinas or filling the odd Rover Sd1 with water. Yes, very funny. But I’m here to stand on my desk and shout “I BLOODY LOVE BRITISH LEYLAND!”
Brooke 25/30HP Swan – Luxury Cars of the 20th Century As far as eccentric cars go, the Brooke 25/30HP Swan is one of the quirkiest. The brainchild of Scotsman, Robert Mathewson, the one-off Swan’s amazingly detailed, beautiful wooden bodywork was hand sculpted and placed upon a Brooke chassis. Upholstered in gorgeous