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MEMORIES OF A “CAPRI GIRL”

Car marketing techniques of the past have a fascination of their own, from the “Mars Bar” Austin Maxis of 1969 to the “Getaway People” who favour National Benzole fuel in their Gordon-Keeble and, of course, the Esso Tiger. Dagenham promoted the Anglia 105E via beer mats that celebrated ‘The World’s Most Exiting Light Car’, and Yugo cars were allegedly ‘In a Class of Their Own’.

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THE JON LANGFORD MG MAGNETTE

Picture the scene; a gentleman who resembles a younger version of the Major in Fawlty Towers is about to pen a stiff letter to his local newspaper recommending exile to the Falklands for The Beatles, Herman’s Hermits and everyone associated with Ready Steady Go.

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MEET THE OWNER – MARTYN HUBBARD AND HIS RELIANT REBEL

Written by
Andy Roberts

‘People are never sure what it is. They always say, “what a beautiful little car”, and some are surprised when I say it is a Reliant as most people only ever remember Reliant Robins and Reliant cars having three wheels’.

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A Celebration of Local Car Shows

Written by
Andy Roberts

As a change from the weather which, at the time of writing, is best described as ‘very cold’, here is a celebration of that backbone of the classic car movement – the local or regional shows and gatherings.

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