Type: Family car

1946

Wolseley Eight

Wolseley Motors: Family car
Wolseley Eight

The Wolseley Eight was a car nearly a decade old before it had even been launched. The outbreak of the Second World War caused production of the Eight to be cancelled as car manufacturing gave way to wartime production. With the end of hostilities and peace in 1945 the Eight was pushed into production, destined for foreign shores. The Eight was sold... Read more »

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1948

Morris Minor MM

Morris Motors: Family car
Morris Minor MM

The Morris Minor was developed after the Second World War. It was unveiled to the public at London's Earls Court Motor Show in 1948. It was the star of the show and attracted great attention, at a time when Britain was still recovering from the social and economic consequences of the Second World War. The Minor combined a modern design and good... Read more »

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1952

Morris Minor Traveller

Morris Motors: Family car
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... Read more »

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1956

Morris Minor 1000

Morris Motors: Family car
Morris Minor 1000

In 1956 Morris Motors introduced the Minor 1000 model, the third version of its successful Morris Minor model. Production of five variants - including the 2 and 4-door saloons and Traveller - continued with mechanical and aesthetic improvements introduced. The most notable changes were a larger capacity engine, a new grille and a single-piece front windscreen. By December 1960 the Morris Minor... Read more »

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