Cars We Loved in the 1980s, Paperback

Cars We Loved in the 1980s Paperback



It was brash and it was loud - the 1980s put paid to the glumness of the '70s and nowhere was that more obvious than in the cars we drove, which took a quantum leap in durability, performance, equipment and style.

They had to: Japanese quality and European design were luring away ever more customers.

Features such as fuel injection, turbochargers, computer-controlled systems and four-wheel drive became commonplace.

This was also the decade that brought us the people-carrier and the off-roader, new classes of car that radically reshaped family transport.

Meanwhile, seatbelt-wearing became law, the M25 opened, speed cameras appeared and ram-raiding was the new motoring nemesis.

Relive everything car-related in Britain in the 1980s with Giles Chapman.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, 150 black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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  • Category: Motor cars: general interest
  • ISBN: 9780750958455



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