Metro Launch in CCC magazine 1980

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The dawn of a new era for BL. :lol:

It wasn't a bad car for its day, very good in many respects. If only........

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I was but a child at the time yet I vividly remember the national sense of euphoria (relief?) that greeted the Metro’s launch in 1980. I can only imagine the Mini’s impact in 1959.

Anyone know more about the Norton rotary engined Metro, or the overdrive unit that GKN developed for the car? Always thought the latter could have made a big difference to the car’s saleability later in the 80s when the competition began sporting 5 speed transmissions.

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thats amazing!

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