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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:50:01 GMT

A Grand Monday: Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8L  -  Honest John
By the time the latest (third-generation) Cavalier was being announced in October 1988, Vauxhall was on something of a roll. The long-running MkII Cavalier had managed to steal sales away from crucial rivals like the Ford Sierra and Austin Montego, and ...
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:52:27 GMT

A Grand Monday: Austin Montego 1.6 LPG  -  Honest John
If you're after a modern classic to do the commute to work in, then we reckon this 1989 Austin Montego with LPG is worth a look at just £499. With an MoT certificate until April, it's ready to hit the road – as long as you don't mind it looking a bit ...
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:49:25 GMT

A Grand Monday: Austin Montego 2.0 Mayfair  -  Honest John
The Montego was a successful car for BL, arriving in 1984 to steal sales away from the Sierra and Cavalier. Although derived from the five-door Maestro hatchback, Austin Rover's new saloon looked quite different thanks to its sleeker front end and ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:59:25 GMT

Yema F16 SUV debuts in China on the Chengdu Auto Show  -  CarNewsChina
The Yema F16 SUV debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show. The Yema F16 a new SUV based on the Yema F12 which is again based on the ancient Austin Montego/Maestro platform that Yema acquired back in 2002. The F16 will be launched on the ...
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 08:35:07 GMT

A Grand Monday: Montego Mayfair  -  Honest John
The Montego celebrates its 30th birthday this week, and to celebrate I couldn't resist picking out this potentially nice, original example for this week's grand bargain. Okay, so it's not 30 years old itself, but finding a 1984 Austin Montego, let ...
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 06:41:33 GMT

Montego fans celebrate car's 'ironic cool'  -  The Oxford Times
... but this week, at 30 years young, the Austin Montego became a modern classic. The Montego, built at British Leyland in Cowley, now the BMW Mini plant, was launched on April 25, 1984. Yesterday, to celebrate its anniversary, members of the Montego ...
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 07:19:49 GMT

30 years of the Austin Montego  -  Telegraph.co.uk
Fortunately for BL's dealers the Marina-clone was finally pensioned off on April 25, 1984 in favour of the Austin Montego, a car designed to appeal to the nation's fleet managers – the company car market then was worth between £7,000m and £8,000m per ...
Tue, 14 May 2013 12:08:52 GMT

UK's top 20 'endangered family cars' revealed  -  Telegraph.co.uk
1. Austin Allegro 0.05 per cent remaining. 2. Austin Montego 0.05 per cent remaining. 3. Austin Princess 0.05 per cent remaining. 4. Hillman Avenger 0.06 per cent remaining. 5. Vauxhall Viva 0.07 per cent remaining. 6. Morris Marina 0.08 per cent ...
Tue, 14 May 2013 01:02:33 GMT

Running out of road: Maestro, Allegro and Montego among 'classic cars' facing extinction  -  Daily Mail
The Allegro is followed by such evocative names as the Austin Montego (just 296 remain), the wedge-shaped Austin Princess (121), Hillman Avenger (369) , and the classic Vauxhall Viva (1,057), Morris Marina (674), Austin Maxi (401), Morris Ital (174 ...
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 01:03:23 GMT

Yema enters the minivan war with the M302  -  CarNewsChina
The segment is still growing fast and margins are fat, Yema is the last is a long line of carmakers entering the 'minivan wars'. The M302 stands on a new platform of unknown origin. All current Yema's are based on the ancient Austin Montego but this ...