The engine bay is often considered to be where the heart and soul of the car lies. Its characteristics can give a car true character, as well as give the driver goosebumps every time they turn it over. But engines come in many shapes, sizes, configurations, and layouts — how well can you tell one V8 engine from the next? Take a stab at our quick quiz below — and while you’re at it, pass it on to your mates to see who trumps who!
It’s easy to see why the Morris Minor Traveller was one of the best-loved variants of the Morris Minor. Introduced in 1953, it was equipped with the same independent torsion bar front suspension, drum brakes, and rack and pinion steering as its saloon sibling but, with their foldable rear seat increasing versatility, many Travellers were used as trade vehicles, says Derek Goddard. Derek and Gail Goddard, the owners of this superbly restored example, have run Morris Minors since before they were married in 1974.
“Our honeymoon vehicle was a blue Morris Minor van — it was a rust bucket,” says Derek.