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Triumph Herald - The Cars the Star pt1

BBC Documentary from 1994. The Cars the Star with Quentin Wilson http://www.triumphherald.com


 


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Triumph Herald - The Cars the Star pt2
BBC Documentary from 1994. The Cars the Star with Quentin Wilson http://www.triumphherald.com





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]





Triumph Story
The Triumph Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing company. The Triumph marque (trade-name) is owned currently by BMW. The marque had its origins in 1885 when Siegfried Bettmann (1863--1951) of Nuremberg initiated S. Bettmann & Co and started importing bicycles from Europe and selling them with his own trade-name in London. The trade-name became "Triumph" the year next, and in 1887 Bettmann was joined by a partner, Moritz (Maurice) Schulte, also from Germany. Beginning in 1889 the businessmen started producing their own bicycles in Coventry, England. In November 1944 what was left of the Triumph Motor Company and the Triumph trade-name were bought by the Standard Motor Company and a subsidiary "Triumph Motor Company (1945) Limited" was formed with production transferred to Standard's factory at Canley, on the outskirts of Coventry. The pre-war Triumph models were not revived and in 1946 a new range of Triumphs was announced, starting with the Triumph Roadster. The Roadster had an aluminium body because steel was in short supply and surplus aluminium from aircraft production was plentiful. In the early 1950s it was decided to use the Triumph name for sporting cars and the Standard name for saloons and in 1953 the Triumph TR2 was initiated, the first of a series that would be produced until 1981.





Edsel The Car's the Star pt1





The Car's the Star - Fiat 500
The Car's the Star was een Britse televisie serie over klassieke auto's gepresenteerd door Quentin Willson. In elke aflevering wordt een auto uitgebreid behandeld aan de hand vaan een biografie beschreven door Wilson afgewisseld met interviews met eigenaren van auto's.





Citroen DS The Car's the Star pt1





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 owners





The car's the star Jensen Interceptor part 1
Part 1 of The car's the star. This time featuring the Jensen interceptor. Some of the clip is missing I'm afraid.





The Cars the Star Citroen DS Part 1.wmv
From 1994 TV series the Cars the Star with Quentin Wilson





Austin Metro Review (Top Gear 1991)
Quentin Wilson gives a review of the first generation Austin Metro (1980 to 1990 models), pointing out it's short comings, such as the rust issues and the somewhat unreliable Hydragas suspension and the A-Series engine. As a result, these cars are now as rare as hen's teeth. This video is the property of the BBC .





Silver Shadow: The Cars the Star pt1
A look at the Benchmark Rolls Royce Sedan that won the hearts of the rich and famous thanks BBC Birmingham TV Cloud





Classic British Cars - Standard 8 and Triumph Herald
From the 1999 series.





Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud documentary - The Car's The Star [BBC 1995]
18 years ago, on television, The Car's The Star. After the Silver Dawn followed the Silver Cloud in its standard version or a rare, long wheelbase. The carrossier H. J. Mulliner was just bought by Rolls-Royce and this specialist builded convertibles on the chassis. For the special bodies were James Young, Freestone & Webb and Hooper good addresses.The Silver Cloud was a popular status symbol among movie and pop stars. BBC 1995 'no copyright infringement is intended'





Hillman Imp Restoration
A montage of restoration pictures from start to finish of Hillman Imp GT Song - U2 - With Or Without You.





1976 Triumph Spitfire upgraded with Ford motor and transmission
1976 Trimph Spitfire with Ford motor and transmission. Hand formed rear fender flares, and complete body restoration.




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