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News: Do You Remember The Talbot Tagora?

Do You Remember The Talbot Tagora? There are some cars that almost literally became part of our everyday life but the Talbot Tagora was not one of them.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER THE COMMER FC/PA/PB/SPACEVAN?

How many of you remember this TV licensing warning from 1977 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRau5ysqrXY? There is the stern voice-over from Edward Judd, the idea that watching Columbo is to be utterly condemned - and that blue-grey Commer.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE SIMCA 1000?

‘Chic’ is an incredibly overused term (especially when an estate agent is trying to sell you a property that managed to escape demolition circa 1987), but it really does apply to the Simca 1000.

News: Do you Remember the Singer Hunter?

The answer to the question is probably ‘no’, as the Hunter was in production for just two years, and it was never a major seller. Yet, as the swansong to the independent Singer marque and a motor car of integrity, it deserves to be better remembered.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER - THE FORD CORSAIR?

One of the most popular films of Ford Heritage’s superlative YouTube collection is a 1963 gem entitled Jim Clark Drives Corsairs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yybJ5yRzbA4.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE AUDI SUPER 90?

Fifty-four years ago, you might have been reading the motoring press when a startling advertisement catches your eye; ‘ISL 1982 - dial it if you dare’. The challenge was to ‘tame Audi – the saloon that sports Mercedes power’. Furthermore, ‘All that power plus front wheel drive means Audi likes to go. All the way around curves. Do you?’.

News: Do You Remember The Renault 6?

Reading www.howmanyleft.co.uk can often be a depressing experience, as you learn how the numbers of cars that dominated your childhood are now in single figures.

News: Do You Remember The Bedford CA?

Before the Ford Transit debut, the UK’s premier light commercial was arguably the Bedford CA. When it launched in March 1952, it was the most advanced van in its class and for the next 20 years would dominate British roads. A Bedford might serve as a minibus for a thrilling school outing to the local shoe polish factory, deliver your milk in the morning and your Evening Standard on the way home from work.

News: Do You Remember – The Peugeot 104?

The first Peugeot I can remember was a small and extremely smart hatchback darting amongst the red and cream Leyland Atlantean buses and Morris Oxford taxis of downtown Southampton back in the mid-1970s.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE ORIGINAL FORD CORTINA GT?

‘Pure Ford fire, neatly packed into the race-bred, over-square engine’. That is how Dagenham marketed their first post-war car to bear the “GT” badge.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER THE ORIGINAL HONDA PRELUDE?

In 1979, you just knew that anyone who drove a new Honda Prelude was a sophisticated type; one who understood the intricacies of fondue cooking and who had one of those new “home computers” in their study.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER THE VAUXHALL FIRENZA?

There are many of us - i.e. people of an age to remember the time of The Protectors on ITV, Spangles and when crimplene flared slacks were the height of fashion – who regard the Vauxhall Firenza as an underrated coupe.