British Sports Cars In America 1946-1981 Jonathan A. Stein The intriguing tale of the meteoric rise and fall of British marques in America following WWII. Marques the likes of Triumph, MG, and Austin Healey, as well as the lesser known Ginetta, Elva and Berkeley are thoroughly explored. Filled with beautiful and rare color photographs.Vixens bound for the American market were introduced with Ford 1600 power ( above), but later offered the Triumph TR6 engine. ... The tubular backbone chassis, independent suspension, steering and brakes were largely unchanged; most Si Vixens rolled on wire wheels. ... TR6 straight-six engine and gearbox mated to a stronger rear axle with a Salisbury differential, sales rose to a record 130 in 1971.
|Title||:||British Sports Cars in America 1946-1981|
|Publisher||:||Automobile Heritage Publishing & Co - 1993|