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SEP 27th 2022

Adam Wilkins

This Austin Seven paved the way for Jaguar

The Austin Seven cast a long shadow on the motor industry, and Jaguar is one of several marques that arguably owes its existence in part to the miniature pre-war saloon car. Swallow Sidecars made a small luxury car based on the Seven chassis, demand for which proved so strong that company founder William Lyons had to relocate his operation from Blackpool to Coventry where he would find a large enough workforce with the relevant skills.

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