Brit Chit Chat #16 – July 2021


We continue to ask, what was the first British car you ever owned?


Send your answer (with a photo, if you have one) to this email address:




If you do NOT have a photo of your original British car, find a photo on the Internet that looks similar and we will post it with the following comment: “This is NOT a photo of my original British car but my car did look similar”


We currently have 23 submissions, which are listed in the sub-section that is below Brit Chit Chat #13


Interesting facts about ownership of first British car - 2021 makes it


51 years for Phil Hall and his 1962 Austin Healey Sprite Mk2


65 years for Bob Mills and his 1953 MG TD "Snoopy"


66 years for Lloyd Gilbert and his 1955 MGA Roadster



We have now published a new section on our GBBCC website, “Adverts of British cars”.  We currently have several MGB adverts.


Please submit other adverts to the



Future Bentley EXP100 GT concept car



Fitting The Race Engine to the Classic Mini Cooper S



1955–62 MG MGA buyer’s guide



Rolls-Royce was built for a billionaire’s picnic



Enjoy Pastoral Smells In the 1955 Bristol 403



Practice / Promotion lap @ Le Mans



Richard Hammond’s new show - check the Jaguar XK150FAC



Jaguar F-PACE Voted World Car of Year and World Car Design of the Year



Barbara Garcia of Lotus wins Autocar Great Women: Rising Stars Award