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Austin Allegro 1300 Special

Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:51 am
by mab01uk
The Austin Allegro 1300 Special, a version never offered on the British market, had a great deal more showroom appeal than the UK versions. Chris Cowin takes a closer look for AROnline:-
https://www.aronline.co.uk/cars/austin/ ... 0-special/

Re: Austin Allegro 1300 Special

Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:11 am
by mk1
But it's still an Allegro!

No better in any way than the 1100s & 1300s it replaced.

Re: Austin Allegro 1300 Special

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:30 pm
by MiNiKiN
mk1 wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:11 am But it's still an Allegro!

No better in any way than the 1100s & 1300s it replaced.
Mark, you philistine. :D Thou shall praise the worlds second best car in the world, which is the Allegro ♥

Re: Austin Allegro 1300 Special

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:14 pm
by IslandBlue
mk1 wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:11 am But it's still an Allegro!

No better in any way than the 1100s & 1300s it replaced.
I thought they rusted less? Whether that is a good or a bad thing is another question of course....

Re: Austin Allegro 1300 Special

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:02 pm
by Costafortune
Look at the Mark 1 Golf to see where it all went wrong for BL.

Re: Austin Allegro 1300 Special

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:31 pm
by snoopy64
If only it was an Equipe!! :D :D

Re: Austin Allegro 1300 Special

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:48 pm
by Oneball
They must have been onto something though as Aston seem to have nicked an Allegro steering wheel for their latest generation of cars.