British Steel: The 1962 London Motor Show

Back in 1962, when it seemed the sun would never set on the British auto industry, the new '63 models were proudly displayed at the Earl's Court London Motor Show. All the usual suspects are here in this newsreel, from the Hillman Super Minx to the Lotus Elan, with plenty of science-fair-style cutaway vehicles showing their innards and car-show babes galore.

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Amazing how the British car industry went from being so vibrant to pretty much nonexistant (save for foreign ownership) in about 40 years. Who's willing to bet Detroit will suffer a similar fate if things continue as they are?

Also: All your watermark are belong to Pathe.