Riley & Wolseley Cars 1948 to 1975: A Pictorial History

Riley & Wolseley Cars 1948 to 1975: A Pictorial History

by David Rowe


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Riley & Wolseley Cars 1948 to 1975 is a comprehensive and informative guide to all Riley cars (1953-1969) and Wolseley cars (1948-1975).

Wolseley cars are easily recognised by their illuminated radiator badges and unique front grilles, while Riley cars often combined the technical features of MG models with the equipment levels of Wolseley models.

Illustrated with original colour photographs, and with detailed information including colour schemes, optional equipment and technical specifications, this book provides a complete history of the Riley and Wolseley cars of the of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s to the end of their production in 1969 and 1975, respectively,

These classic British cars are rarely covered in other books, and never in as much detail as you will find here – this is the ultimate guide for all Wolseley or Riley enthusiasts!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787117914
Publisher: Veloce Publishing
Publication date: 04/12/2022
Series: A Pictorial History Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.82(w) x 8.26(h) x (d)

About the Author

After many years working in the accounts departments of four motor dealerships, David Rowe is now retired. His knowledge of, and enthusiasm for vintage British cars is borne out by his regular attendance at car rallies and shows; he is also the Treasurer of the Humber and Hillman Owners’ Clubs, a member of the Post Vintage Humber Car Club and the Rootes Archive Centre Trust. He has helped build and race cars, enjoys driving experience days, and has written several books, including Ford Cars: Ford UK cars 1945-1995Rootes Cars of the 1950s, 1960s & 1970s; Austin Cars 1948 to 1990, and Wolseley Cars 1948 to 1975.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A History of Wolseley
Chapter 2 Nuffield cars from 1948
Chapter 3 Palmer designed cars
Chapter 4 Issigonis inspired cars
Chapter 5 The Farina cars
Chapter 6 The last Wolseleys
Chapter 7     A History of Riley
Chapter 8 Palmer designed cars
Chapter 9 Issigonis inspired cars
Chapter 10 The Farina cars

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