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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MG Sports Cars

MG sports cars built in Britain range from the T-Series to the modern-day MGF, and were considered to be the very definition of happy motoring. Learn about the MG history and some of their most popular cars.

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  • How the Aston Martin Rapide Works

    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. See more »

  • How the Lotus Elise Works

    How the Lotus Elise Works

    Riding high on successful European sales, British manufacturer Lotus introduced its Elise into the American car market in 2005. Find out why this car’s straightforward design makes it so popular as a quintessential sports car. See more »

  • 1935-1956 HRG 1100/1500

    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. See more »

  • 1950 Healey Silverstone

    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. See more »

  • 1953-1967 Austin-Healey 100 and 3000

    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. See more »

  • 1955-1962 MGA

    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. See more »

  • 1956-1958 Lotus Eleven

    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. See more »

  • 1963-1980 Triumph Spitfire

    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. See more »

  • AC Sports Cars

    AC Sports Cars

    From 1953 through 1973 AC made race cars that competed well on the race track but didn’t fare as well in the market. AC is responsible for providing roadster body for the Shelby Cobra. Learn more about AC sports cars. See more »

  • Allard Sports Cars

    Allard Sports Cars

    Made in England with Ford engines, Allard sports cars earned a place in the history of auto racing with their great speed and high style. Allard combined racing ingenuity and innovation to build a breed of sports cars that challenged the best of the best. See more »

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