Part one of 'The Car's The Star' which was the Top Gear spin off TV show (written & presented by Quentin Willson) that featured the great British Mini in this particular episode which was first shown on BBC2 in 1997.
My Janspeed Mini Cooper-S
This is the highlights of my Janspeed Mini Cooper S car that was used in
the famous enthusiast video Janspeed DIY Mini, produced by my company. The
car was stripped down to the last nut and bolt. It was designed by their
race team along with the legendary David Vizard and then built by
Janspeed's race engine builders. Even the body was rebuilt from scratch!
The car also featured in a magazine article as one of the fastest ever road
Minis! It's a blindingly quick car and will easily embarrass many hot
hatches of today. See the details on its website.
'Classic Cars' 1999 (Minis On Men & Motors) Part 1
The Mini Cooper And The Late John Cooper (plus the National Motor Museum @
Beaulieu) Feature On The Final Episodes Of The 'Classic Cars' Motoring TV
Programme, First Shown On 'Men & Motors' Back In 1999 (Part One).
The Cars the Star Hillman Imp
The Car's the Star: Hillman Imp
Series looking at classic '70s cars, many of which can be seen in the
background of Life on Mars. Quentin Willson looks at the Hillman Imp. [S]
The Cars the Star Ford Capri
Quentin Wilson looks at the car behind the slogan 'The car you always
promised yourself'. From its birth in 1969 to end of production in 1986,
talking to those who designed and marketed the car as well as some devoted
Austin Allegro: The Car's The Star Part Two
Part two of Quentin Willson's look at the Allegro. Apologies for the poor
quality 3/4 of the way through but this is due to a damaged tape. The
silence mid way through is due to an ABBA song on the soundtrack that upset
the copyright owner and it was blocked so I had to edit it out and upload
it again. Quentin only talks about colours and trim in this section.
'434 NWL' The First Mini Ever?
What was considered to be the only surviving pre-production prototype Mini
(seen here with it's then long term owner, the late Bernard Ferriman) which
supposedly pre-dated '621 AOK'. Was this really the oldest surviving Mini
and just where is it today?