60 years ago, in 1958, the Austin-Healey Sprite was introduced to the world's press by the British Motor Corporation just before the Monaco Grand Prix with the tagline 'a chap could keep in his bike shed'.
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.
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