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Wedgies Anonymous – Why I Love the TR7 Wedge

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I love the Wedge - and most days I'm not even ashamed to admit it. Granted, although I've now owned 3 TR7s and failed to turn a profit on any of them (despite the ashamedly low initial buy in) they are cars whose time has come. As to what any one else thinks of Harry Mann's much maligned shape, frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

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Aston, Abingdon & the Jacobs Midgets

Dick Jacobs already had an MG dealership and was an established racer when he was asked to drive one of the prototype alloy-bodied MGA racers in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1955 by his friends in the BMC Competition Department at Abingdon.

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Buyer’s Guide: MGB

Having learned its lesson by allowing the T-Series to linger well beyond the point at which is competitive, MG was looking to replace the best-selling MGA as early as 1957.

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Buyer’s Guide: Austin-Healey 100

Austin-Healey 100

Donald Healey had first established his reputation through competition victories during the period between the wars – winning the RAC British Rally, Brighton Rally, Austrian Alpine Trial, Hungarian Alpine Rally, Glacier Cup and the Monte Carlo Rally between 1928 and 1932 in Triumphs, Rileys and Invictas – and parlayed that success into the position of Experimental Manager - and de facto competition director – with Triumph in 1933.

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