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Noel Edmonds advertising the new 5 door Metro, the new MG Maestro and the Montego. Circa 1985


 


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Rover The Long Goodbye
Rover: The Long Goodbye 20 March 2007 BBC Four Documentary which traces the rise and fall of a great British brand. In the days when Britain's car industry was the envy of the world, Rover epitomised everything to which the driver of taste aspired, but in 2005 it reached the end of the road. The film explores how Rover cars went from defining their eras to becoming victims of their times, telling the story behind the key models to the controversial joint ventures with Japanese and Indian manufacturers in later years. Geoffrey Palmer ... Narrator





Winning Style, Austin Rover Promotional Video.
A Dealership promotional video, featuring snippets from the 1985 Motorsport season. Austin Rover entered into the Touring car, Rally championship and opened the Metro Challenge Cup, and this promo features footage from the 1985 season. Drivers featured are, Jeff Allam and Steve Soper driving the Vitesse V8's, Tony pony and Co-Driver Rob Arthur also in a V8 but also the mighty 6R4 Metro. Ex Formula 1 driver Jean-Louis Schlesser also having a blast in a V8. The 300bhp Vitesse V8's were prepared were prepared and driven by no other than Tom Wilkinshaw ( TWR Tom Wilkinshaw Racing ) who often drove alongside Win Percy. Commentary is provided by the legend himself, Murray Walker and Stages include the Manx Rally, Silverstone TT and Donington Park.





Acceleration + top Speed Austin mini cooper 1275cc : micro externe onboard ( spoilt43 )
Test de la GoPro hero 3 HD avec un micro de cravate fixé sur le pare-soleil d'une Austin mini cooper 1275 avec un silencieux peco double sortie , 4 en 1 acier et 1 carburateur Hif44





A Look At The Vintage Austin A30 & A35 British Motor Cars
Eamonn O'Neal and Nicky Fox take a look at some vintage British motor cars - the Austin A30 and the Austin A35, courtesy of members of the Austin Owners Club. Nester Warrel takes Nicky on a ride in her vintage model talking about how she got it and why attracted her to this car in particular. Eamonn finds out what distinguishes the A35 from the earlier A30 model, and goes through some of the improvements that were made to the later model.





British Motor Corporation Story
BMC was the largest British car company of its day, with (in 1952) 39 percent of British output, producing a wide range of cars under brand names including Austin, Morris, MG, Austin-Healey and Wolseley as well as commercial vehicles and agricultural tractors. The first chairman was Lord Nuffield (William Morris) but he was replaced in August 1952 by Austin's Leonard Lord who continued in that role until his 65th birthday in 1961 but handing over, in theory at least, the managing director responsibilities to his deputy George Harriman in 1956. BMC's headquarters were at the Austin plant at Longbridge, near Birmingham and Austin was the dominant partner in the group mainly because of the chairman. The use of Morris engine designs was dropped within 3 years and all new car designs were coded ADO from "Amalgamated Drawing Office". The Longbridge plant was up to date, having been thoroughly modernised in 1951, and compared very favourably with Nuffield's 16 different and often old fashioned factories scattered over the English Midlands. Austin's management systems however, especially cost control and marketing, were not as good as Nuffield's and as the market changed from a shortage of cars to competition this was to tell. The biggest-selling car, the Mini, was famously analysed by Ford Motor Company who concluded that BMC must be losing £30 on every one sold. The result was that although volumes held up well throughout the BMC era, market share fell as did profitability and hence investment in new models, triggering the 1966 merger with Jaguar Cars to form British Motor Holdings (BMH), and three years later leading to the government sponsored merger of BMH with Leyland Motor Corporation. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Motor_Corporation





Austin Rover - Product Insight - Austin Montego Salesman Training Program
Austin Rover - Product Insight - Austin Montego Salesman Training Program Starring Peter Egan and Robert Lindsay 1985 Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you.





Austin Rover suggests how to choose the right van - Austin Metro or Austin Maestro
Austin Rover suggests how to choose the right van - Austin Metro or Austin Maestro With Ray Brooks Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you.





Austin Maestro Van road test
In this latest ClassicHub video, I replace my Daihatsu Sirion, with a 1987 Austin Maestro Van. An obvious choice eh? Discover my views on this latest purchase and marvel at my superb camerawork.





Austin Rover - First Impressions Count - The Importance of the Pre-Delivery Inspection
Austin Rover - First Impressions Count - The Importance of the Pre-Delivery Inspection Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you.





(HD) SCC: Austin Mini Cooper S 1968 - Giro di Prova - Test Drive - Probefahrt - Prueba de manejo
We make these videos because we love cars. Please help us keep making them by liking our videos. Thank you very much! Recently we came across this beautiful Austin Mini Cooper S 1968 at The Gallery in Brummen, The Netherlands. This classic car dealer is one of the largest in the world. We took the car for a little spin! We love to hear your comments on our videos. Feel free to leave one! The Mini is a small economy car made by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its successors from 1959 until 2000. The original is considered a British icon of the 1960s.[5][6][7] Its space-saving front-wheel drive layout -- allowing 80 per cent of the area of the car's floorpan to be used for passengers and luggage -- influenced a generation of car makers.[8] The vehicle is in some ways considered the British equivalent of its German contemporary the Volkswagen Beetle, which enjoyed similar popularity in North America. In 1999 the Mini was voted the second most influential car of the 20th century, behind the Ford Model T.[9][10] This distinctive two-door car was designed for BMC by Sir Alec Issigonis.[11][12] It was manufactured at the Longbridge and Cowley plants in England, the Victoria Park / Zetland British Motor Corporation (Australia) factory in Sydney, Australia, and later also in Spain (Authi), Belgium, Chile, Italy (Innocenti), Malta, Portugal, South Africa, Uruguay, Venezuela and Yugoslavia. The Mini Mark I had three major UK updates -- the Mark II, the Clubman and the Mark III. Within these was a series of variations, including an estate car, a pick-up truck, a van and the Mini Moke -- a jeep-like buggy. The Mini Cooper and Cooper "S" were sportier versions that were successful as rally cars, winning the Monte Carlo Rally four times from 1964 through to 1967, although in 1966 the Mini was disqualified after the finish, along with six other British entrants, which included the first four cars to finish, under a questionable ruling that the cars had used an illegal combination of headlamps and spotlights.[13] On introduction in August 1959 the Mini was marketed under the Austin and Morris names, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor.[14] The Austin Seven was renamed to Austin Mini in January 1962 [14] and Mini became a marque in its own right in 1969.[15][16] In 1980 it once again became the Austin Mini and in 1988 the Rover Mini.





MG Montego 2.0 Litre Turbo, A demonstration by Steve Soper
This along with it's brother's the, Maestro and Metro turbo's became very much the leaders in the hot hatch scene back in the 80's. Here Steve Soper takes the Montego through it's paces at Thruxton. This is a dealership Video, which was given to dealers at the time. Want to know more? Give us a shout via our website www.bcmgoc.co.uk.





Austin Rover - Driving at its best - The 1985 Model Range
Austin Rover - Driving at its best - The 1985 Model Range Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you. 1985 model range including: Mini (now with disc brakes!) Metro (now available in 5 door) Maestro (now availabke in 2.0efi, HL) Montego (new estate) 200 Series (Launch) SD1 Metro Van Maestro Van Check out the petrol at 41p a litre! 1985





Mental Maestro on Top Gear 1997
Mental Maestro on Top Gear 1997 Steve Berry tries MG Maestro with the 1st T16 Engine Conversion.





Top Gear, 1983 (Series 11, Episode 2)
Tx 13 September 1983. From the Frankfurt Motor Show. Sue Baker road-tests the Volkswagen Golf Mk 2, Mercedes Benz 190 and Neoplan Skyliner coach. Frank Page visits the Honda stand and looks at the Saab 900 Convertable. William Woollard interviews Harold Musgrove about Austin Rover Maestro sales.





Austin Rover - Service Insight - Diesel Introduction - 1986
Welcome to the Maestro and Montego Owners Club Channel! Austin Rover Sevice Insight - Diesel Introduction from 1986 Copied directly from a dealership VHS traning video If you any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you.




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