Event Coverage, Festival of Speed
JUN 25th 2022

Adam Wilkins

The versatile Austin 7 on the Cartier Style et Luxe

The Austin 7 may be small – very small – but the impact it made when it was launched was huge. By offering a car for an affordable price that was cheap to run, Sir Herbert Austin more or less saw off cyclecars, which were popular in the 1920s, and mobilised the masses. And the tiny car was nothing if not versatile, with a number of body styles available on the same chassis.

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