" The 1972 Leyland-Crompton electric car prototype was a response to the Oil crisis by BL, with a Michelotti body on a Mini chassis The collaboration between the lesser known carrozzeria Michelotti and British Leyland goes back to the mid fifties. Like "
BMW 700: Poodle Friendly Motoring
Michelotti was a populist alright. The BMW 700 LS had all the everyman appeal of its Netherlandish cousin the DAF Variomatic, and resembled the Italian designer’s Triumph project the Herald.
First produced in 1959, the BMW 700 LS was one of the industrial successes that dragged Germany out of post war gloom to become the economic powerhouse of Europe.
CLICK TO ENLARGE