1960 saw the UK drop from being the second largest motor vehicle manufacturer to the third. This was mainly due to production cost rising higher, compared to the American, Japanese and European competition. By the mid 1960’s the UK had dropped in the motor vehicle production rankings down to fourth largest in the world.
Car models and year released in the 1960’s.
1961, Jaguar E-Type.
1962, Ford Cortina. Triumph Spitfire. MG MGB.
1963, Hillman Imp. Rover P6. Vauxhall Viva. Aston Martin DB5.
1964, Austin/Morris 1800.
1966, Hillman Hunter.
1968, Ford Escort.
1969, Ford Capri. Austin Maxi