Other British Sports Car Manufacturers

It’s easy to have a love affair with a sleek, cool British model. In this case, we’re talking Lotus Elites, Aston Martins, Austin-Healys, Triumphs, MGs, among others.

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Bristol Sports Cars

Bristol began as an aircraft-engine maker before switching to building cars. Bristol increasingly asserted itself as a maker of quintessentially British performance cars. Learn how Bristol transitioned to sports cars after World War II.


How the Aston Martin Rapide Works

With such dedication to the Aston Martin brand, most fans eagerly anticipate any news of an upcoming concept. Although the car is scheduled for production in 2009, Internet bloggers are already frothing at the mouth over the Rapide.

1956-1958 Lotus Eleven

The 1956-1958 Lotus Eleven's advance design pushed technology to the limit. The chassis was specially designed to cheat the wind, making the Lotus Eleven amazingly functional and efficient. Learn more about this rugged two-seater.

1950 Healey Silverstone

Before the Nash-Healey and Austin-Healey, or even the 1950 Healey Silverstone, there were simply Healeys, sport cars designed and built by Donald Healey from 1946-1954. Read about the 1950 Healey Silverstone and its sleek, rugged streamlined shape.

1955-1962 MGA

By 1955, the MG-TF had become rather dated. MG enthusiasts the world over clamored for something more modern and faster to keep pace with the new Triumph TR-2. The 1955-1962 MGA was Abingdon's answer. Learn details and history of the 1955-1962 MGA.

1963-1980 Triumph Spitfire

Having been shelved for lack of funds, a certain “hump under a dust sheet” peaked the curiosity of new CEO Stanley Markland during a casual factory tour. Shortly after, the 1963 Triumph Spitfire was a worldwide bestseller.

1953-1967 Austin-Healey 100 and 3000

Austin-Healeys were hits on both sides of the Atlantic. Attractive styling and impressive performance made this car an instant hit among car enthusiasts. Find facts and photos about 1953-1967 Austin-Healey 100 and 3000 cars in this article.

The 1957-1980 Lotus Seven is pure sports car intended to be affordable but with virtually no amenities. It was originally offered as a kit that required assembly. Learn about the 1957-1980 Lotus Seven including the production facts and specifications.

1935-1956 HRG 1100/1500

The 1935-1956 HRG 1100/1500 was a nimble hard-riding British sports car. Though a real driver's car and quite reliable for rallying and other competition, the HRG was incredibly uncomfortable. Get details on this exclusive vintage collectible here.

Sunbeam Sports Cars

Sunbeam automobiles were a hit for over two decades with the company producing several highly successful lines. One of the most successful models is the Alpine, which Shelby later fitted with a Ford engine to create the Alpine Tiger. Learn more about Sunbeam sports cars.

TVR Sports Cars

Founded in 1954, TVR was a British automaker that survived multiple calamities to produce cars well into the '70s. Follow the history of TVR from the Griffin to the Tuscan. Learn more about TVR sports cars.