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Hillman Cars by James Taylor
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William Hillman started manufacturing cars in Coventry in 1907 before selling his company to the Rootes Brothers in 1928. Three years later came the Hillman Minx, the first of a line that would endure in multiple forms for nearly half a century, even after the remarkable Imp arrived in 1963 to claim a slice of the market opened by the BMC Mini. Rarely revolutionary, Hillman cars nevertheless carved out a special place in the hearts of the British people as well as many overseas customers. This beautifully illustrated introduction to a classic British marque traces Hillman's history from its first cars at the turn of the century until, weakened by industrial disputes, it disappeared in the mid-1970s.

Author Biography

James Taylor has been researching and writing about motoring history for more than thirty years and is a respected author on many different automotive subjects. He has written more than one hundred books, including Rolls Royce, Land Rover and Family Cars of the 1970s for Shire. He lives in Oxfordshire, UK.
Release date NZ
April 19th, 2018
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Shire Publications
Pages
64
Series
ISBN-13
9781784422752
Product ID
26799269

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