“What a terrible little motor car! If this one costs more than the Mini they must be joking.”—Graham Hill after driving a Honda N600 round Thruxton for The Daily Telegraph Magazine.
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“The car, which normally has a top speed of more than 100 miles an hour, will now far exceed this figure with the aerofoil fitting.”—Basil Cardew writing about the latest Lotus Europa in the Daily Express.
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“If a man’s got Rolls religion, you can’t shake him. When the car was still built nearly one storey high off the ground, that was because it gave you a better view. Then, when they built it low-slung like everybody else, that was because it improved the ride. When the car didn’t have electric windows and seats, that was because you didn’t need them. Then, when the car finally caught up with them, that was because they were a modern convenience. And so on. Paralleling Papal infallibility, Crewe can do no wrong.”—Penthouse, which prefers Buicks, having another not altogether convincing crack at Rolls-Royce.