1977 Austin Allegro

From the collection of Andy Saunders - ''All-Ego''

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1977
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver/Orange
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London

October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Preview:
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for £50.00. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
Battersea Park
London SW11 4NJ

80hp, 1,100 cc inline four-cylinder overhead valve engine, five-speed manual transmission, independent front and rear Hydragas suspension, front disc and rear drum brakes. Wheelbase: 96" (2,438mm)

Austin’s Allegro cannot be considered a high point in the history of the British auto industry, and indeed some see it as emblematic of the difficulties that faced British Leyland in the seventies. It had a style that many considered unattr