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A thing I didn't know was a thing

The Austin Apache.

The what?

One of these:


It was a South African three box version of the Austin/Morris 1100/1300 (there was also a Spanish variant called the Authi Victoria). The eagle eyed who know their old cars will recognise elements of the Triumph 2000/2500 which was deliberate as both were by Michelotti.

Here’s the original:


Just 20,000 Apaches were made over a seven year period so it can’t have been a particularly profitable venture.

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