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Commando Carlton Commando
 
Style Utility vehicle
Made by Carlton
Produced 1983 to 1994
   
The Carlton Commando was introduced to the kit car scene at a time when Dutton where in their prime and doing well with their utility vehicle the Dutton Sierra. Carlton got a piece of the pie with the Commando. It did quite well too, selling several hundred although they are quite a rare sighting these days.

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Austin 3-Litre Manufacturer: British LeylandThe Austin 3-Litre was a British saloon car introduced by British Leyland in 1968. Sales were very poor and the model was discontinued in 1971 after less than 10,000 were made. It suffered from a perception that it was merely an enlarged Austin/Morris 1800, with which it shared its door skins, although it was in fact a quite different car.Codenamed ADO61, the car was intended to be BMC's offering in the 3-litre executive class and was originally designed in the early 1960s, before the British Leyland era. Unlike the visually similar (but smaller) fr

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