UK motor vehicle production in the 1980’s is now best known for premium and sports car marques including Aston Martin, Bentley, Daimler, Jaguar, Lagonda, Land Rover, Lotus, McLaren, MG, Mini, Morgan and Rolls-Royce. Volume car manufacturers with a major presence in the UK include Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Vauxhall Motors. Commercial vehicle manufacturers active in the UK include Alexander Dennis, Ford, GMM Luton and London Taxis International.
Car models and year released in the 1980’s.
1980, Honda Ballade. Austin Metro.
1981, Triumph Acclaim.
1982, Ford Sierra. Vauxhall Nova (Corsa A). Nissan Micra. Citroën BX.
1983, Honda CR-X. Austin Maestro. Land Rover Defender.
1984, Austin Montego.
1985, Peugeot 309.
1987, Peugeot 405.