Type: Sports car

1929

Bentley 4½ Litre Supercharged

Bentley Motors Ltd: Sports car
Bentley 4½ Litre Supercharged

The Bentley 4½ Litre was introduced in the late 1920s by Bentley Motors Ltd. The supercharged version, nick-named the "Blower", was introduced in 1929. With its long, tall body, open wire-spoked wheels and British racing green bodywork, the Bentley "Blower" is perhaps one of Britain's most iconic cars of the period. The Supercharged version is distinguished from its "unblown" counterpart by the... Read more »

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1933

Morgan 3 Wheeler

Morgan Motor Company: Sports car
Morgan 3 Wheeler

The Morgan 3 Wheeler was launched in November 1910 by the Malvern-based Morgan Motor Company. The 3 Wheeler was a cyclecar, a lightweight body powered by a motorcycle engine. The simplicity of its design meant the 3 Wheeler was affordable to people on more modest incomes. The company's first cyclecar, the 'Runabout' model, gave way to a succession of improved models over... Read more »

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1961

Jaguar E-Type

Jaguar Cars: Sports car
Jaguar E-Type

The Jaguar E-Type was developed at the start of the 1960s. The E-Type is frequently named as one of Britain's most iconic cars. It was designed as a sportscar in two versions, a coupe and convertible. Jaguar designed a car that combined style and performance at an affordable price. Some 70,000 examples were sold world wide. The E-Type was unveiled at the... Read more »

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