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The Morris Minor Story ~ BBC Documentary

This documentary from 2013 gives us a great insight into the history of Morris Minor!

‘Eric Lord the director of Morris Motors said that Lord Nutfield thought that the new Morris Minor look like a poached egg and that the car was narrow gutted. The people in the department worked though the night and literary cut the car in two down the middle. Then added four inches down the centre of the car, this then made all the difference to it appearance’

‘Morris Minor had its debut at Earls court motor show in October 1948 with a price tag of £358/10’s/7d. And this new model was only announced on the eve of the show. And of course this show was the export only show. All the new model there you could look at touch but could order or drive them home!’ – taken from the description of the below YouTube video

‘The last Morris Minor (commercial) was assembled at Stoke, NelsonNew Zealand in 1974. The Minor has been described as typifying “Englishness”, a “British icon” and a “design classic”‘ taken from The Morris Minor Story article (linked below)

Read the full article about the documentary here!

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