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
Triumph Herald Cars
Great period footage of the Triumph Herald.
Despite the claim for the 'new' 1200, most of the cars featured were the original 948cc powered car - even the estate which was a prototype 948 (X commissioned) car. HP cars were all Coventry registered, local to the factory at Canley and with most of the 948cc convertibles sent abroad seems a London-registered YX-plate convertible was drafted in at the last minute. Imagine the conversation - "saloon? Check...Twin carb saloon? Check...Coupe? Check...Convertible? oh b..."
Research and archive for the early Triumph Herald.
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.