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1966 Hillman ‘Audax’ Minx 1725 Automatic

Bold probably isn’t the first word that comes to mind when you see a Hillman Minx, but this month’s road test is a Minx in the Audax series, produced from 1956-1967. Audax translates from Latin as ‘bold’ and Rootes Group had bold plans for their new platform. Struggling somewhat against Ford and BMC in the domestic market, Rootes set their sights on international sales to boost profits, particularly in America.

1977 Ford Cortina 1.6L Mk3

The Mk3 Cortina dared to break the successful mould laid down by its predecessors, but was Ford’s risk rewarded?

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