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A great friend of mine recently moved to England to pursue an archaeology master’s degree. She sends me photos of Very English Things, which occasionally involves cars I’ve never seen before (being a lifetime Yank).

Normally I can identify them within a few minutes of head scratching and/or googling, but I’m stumped by this one:


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It’s funky, it’s cute, and I have no idea what it is. What are we lookin at here, TCL?
 

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Love you, TCL. So are these considered fun and quirky old cars? Or mostly forgettable? I’m really drawn to them for some reason, I think it’s because they kinda look like big 60s American sedans but at a BMW 2002 scale.
 

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Love you, TCL. So are these considered fun and quirky old cars? Or mostly forgettable? I’m really drawn to them for some reason, I think it’s because they kinda look like big 60s American sedans but at a BMW 2002 scale.
Dunno specifics regarding Super Minx, but I've loved the Imp for similar reasons like how it looks like a shrunken Corvair.

Has sort of a pug ugly adorability in my opinion.

This one is currently on offer at the e-bay -

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But I've never driven one so really have no idea if it'd be something I could live with.

My dream test would be back-to-back drives with a hopped-up Imp and a dialed-in NSU TT,
to contrast and compare.

Would be curious to see which I would prefer.

Love watching "nsu bergrennen" videos, but Imp has much sporting pedigree as well.



Anyway,
I digress.

This 'vert Super Minx looks hot 'n sporty with minilites...

 

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I’m really drawn to them for some reason, I think it’s because they kinda look like big 60s American sedans but at a BMW 2002 scale.
Yes, I love that, too. Opels/Vauxhalls from this time period have a similar effect, drawing inspiration from their American GM cousins but without the gross excess.









 

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Like my grandad's 50 merc.
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