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Austin Mini Classic
The Classic Austin Mini.

Read last weeks blog post here.

Produced by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) from 1959 to 2000, the Mini is a small economy car with huge iconic appeal – not just on the road but on the big screen as well. The Original Mini is certainly considered something of an icon. It had a space saving traverse engine front-wheel drive layout which made it very popular because it allowed for 80% of its floorplan to be used for passengers and luggage, something which influenced many other car manufacturers.

Image of the Austin Mini in white

Image Source Classic Car Mag

In 1999 the Mini was voted the second-most influential car of the twentieth centur [...]

Today I was driving along a country lane and met a Range Rover, this luxurious beast of the road, contained a family along with a rather large dog.  It effortlessly moved onto the verge to allow me to pass, and as I drove by I had a feeling of jealousy………..I would like to be able to drive up verges and I want a dog!

Lets take a look at the Range Rover and how it has changed over the generations:Range rover generations

The first Range Rover was r [...]

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