In 1962, Lotus Cars released the Elan sports car. The Elan has since been widely regarded as one of the best sports cars from the 1960s.
In the 1950s, a Jaguar car won the 24 hours of Le Mans on 5 separate occasions, with the Jaguar D Type winning 3 years in a row from 1955 to 1957. It was a golden decade for British cars at Le Mans.
2018 marks the 70th birthday of the Jaguar XK series. The XK120 was launched at the 1948 London Motor Show and proved to be a great success.
In 1995, Pierce Brosnan was introduced as the new James Bond to revive the ailing spy film series and he had a little help from a 1965 Aston Martin DB5. That same DB5 is now expected to auction for between £10 and £15 million at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed.
In 1924, the famous octagon MG logo was registered as a trademark marking the birth of one of the most loved British sports cars.
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