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Welcome to British Motoring Icons. This website tells the story of Britain's motoring heritage through some of its most iconic motor vehicles. Throughout the twentieth century Britain's motor manufacturers produced some of the world's greatest cars, light commercial vehicles and passenger buses, which have earned the affection of the British public, such as the Jaguar E-Type, the Austin FX4 black cab and the Routermaster bus. This website has profiles of each vehicle detailing its history and specification, accompanied with illustrations and photographs.

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Morris Minor Traveller

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Morris Minor Traveller

In 1952 Morris Motors introduced the second series of its Morris Minor series, introduced in 1948. Originally available in two and four-door saloon and two-door tourer styles, the Series II introduced the Morris Minor Traveller. The Traveller model was the most iconic of all the Morris Minor variants with its structural ash frame giving it a distinctive character. The Morris Minor Series II is distinguished from earlier versions with the front headlights raised on the front-wings, but still retaining the split-windscreen and cheese-grater grille of the previous Morris Minor MM series. Over 180,000 Traveller variants were manufactured before production ended in 1971. Proving the popularity...

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