Articles tagged Morris Marinas

Page 75 of June 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 75, June 1996

A-Z of Classic Sporting Cars 1950-1975

Part Two Jensen 541 1954-1963 Glass-fibre body, 4-litre straight-six engine but styling is an acquired taste. 541 introduced 1957 with rack-and-pinion steering and disc brakes. More power from the same engine but replaced by 541S version with auto transmission in 1961. Bigger and heavier, the S didn't catch on either. Less than 600 examples produced from start of Production. Not an earth-...

Page 84 of August 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, August 1996

A-Z Classic Sporting Cars 1950-1975

Part Two Jensen 541 1954-1963 Glass-fibre body, 4-litre straight-six engine but styling is an acquired taste. 541 introduced 1957 with rack-and-pinion steering and disc brakes. More power from the same engine but replaced by 541S version with auto transmission in 1961. Bigger and heavier, the S didn't catch on either. Less than 600 examples produced from start of Production. Not an earth-...

Page 21 of June 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, June 1975

MATTERS OF MOMENT

THE BRITISH LEYLAND COLLAPSE Since the take-over of BMC by Leyland Motors in 1968 the British Motor Industry has comprised the Giant and several minute specialist-firms, some of the latter struggling, others, look at Rolls-Royce Motors, doing very nicely. Now the sick Giant is ailing seriously, a state of affairs which may not have come as any surprise to those who read that disturbing book "The...

Page 37 of July 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, July 1975

Road impressions

The New Fiat 131 1600S Mirafiori Back in January MOTOR SPORT described the new Fiat Mirafiori range of family cars, explaining how, as with British Leyland's Morris Marinas, these were simplified Fiats intended to meet the need for less expensive, long-life cars at a time of World economic recession. Thus the specification embraces push-rod engines, but distinguished by having the drive for the...

Page 68 of January 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, January 1978

Buy British and follow the VSCC

Sir, Practically everybody is getting into action to deride British Leyland, drawing attention to an ageing range of motor vehicles in which number the Marina is always picked out. The Marina when it was first introduced was not a particularly good car; over the years it has been much impriwed..I have just sold a 1973 1.8 Marina Super,. which over the 66,000 miles had hardly needed any money...

Page 80 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, October 1996

A-Z of Classic Sporting Cars 1950 - 1975

Part Two Jensen 541 1954-1963 Glass-fibre body, 4-litre straight-six engine but styling is an acquired taste. 541 introduced 1957 with rack-and-pinion steering and disc brakes. More power from the same engine but replaced by 541S version with auto transmission in 1961. Bigger and heavier, the S didn't catch on either. Less than 600 examples produced from start of Production. Not an earth-...

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