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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





Triumph Factory, Canley 1965
Exterior of Canley factory and gates. Inside the factory we see production lines including a Triumph Herald on a test rolling road. Second section shows bodies for Herald and Triumph Spitfire cars being transported inside the factory on roller convey lines. http://www.triumph-herald.com





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.





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





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





Hillman Imp (the car's the star)
BBC series about famous cars





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]





Hillman Imp (The car's the star2)





Cars the Star - Triumph Herald.mpg
Cars the Star - Triumph Herald





Austin Allegro: The Car's the Star Part One
Quentin Willson takes a look at the controversial Austin Allegro in this 1994 programme. This is in two parts.





Citroen DS The Car's the Star pt1





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 .





TRIUMPH TR4A 1964 - Test drive in top gear - Probefahrt | SCC TV | SCC TV
Recently we came across this beautiful Triumph TR4A 1964 at The Gallery in Brummen, The Netherlands. We took the car for a little spin! Please help us keep making these videos by liking them. Thank you very much! The Triumph TR4 is a sports car built in the United Kingdom by the Standard Triumph Motor Company and introduced in 1961. Code named "Zest" during development, the car was based on the chassis and drivetrain of the previous TR sports cars, but with a modern Michelotti styled body. 40,253 cars were built during production years. The TR4 proved very successful and continued the rugged, "hairy-chested" image that the previous TRs had enjoyed.





The car's the star Volkswagen Golf GTI
First part of the Volkswagen Golf story from 1996. Quentin Willson presents.





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.





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