Austin Allegro : An Enthusiast's Guide, Paperback

Austin Allegro : An Enthusiast's Guide Paperback


The stylist of the Austin Allegro, Harris Mann, said of the car that 'It took a lot of stick, but it wasn't that bad a car ...The trouble was that every one off the line was different in some way, thanks to quality control.' As a result, few have bothered to explore the little Austin's background; what it was designed to achieve, how it became the way it was, and what happened to make it so infamous.

Austin Allegro - An Enthusiast's Guide redresses the balance, telling the Allegro's tale of grand designs, high hopes, management compromises, failed dreams, industrial unrest, national ridicule and finally, redemption.

Now experiencing something of a comeback as a cheap and cheerful classic, the book provides ownership advice and buying information for all models.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, 170 colour photographs
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Motor cars: general interest
  • ISBN: 9781847976765



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