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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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.

By John Fuller

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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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Lotus, founded by Britain's Colin Chapman, makes some of the finest sports cars in the world. Lotus began small, and remains so to this day. Learn about the evolution of Lotus sports cars.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

Austin-Healeys were popular sports cars from the 1950s until the mid-1960s. The attractive looks and affordable price of the Austin-Healey sports cars made them popular on both sides of the Atlantic. Learn about various models.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The Jensen-Healey should have been a success, but troubles plagued this roadster, starting with the uninspired styling. Learn about the troubles Jensen-Healey had with this sports car.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

Arnolt-Bristol was built from S.H. Arnolt's idea of a hybrid using the British Bristol chassis. It was designed for weekend competition duty and fitted out accordingly. Learn about the Arnolt-Bristol sports car.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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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.

By Ed Grabianowski