Cars - Leyland TR7
A stylish new sports car from Leyland Cars - the two seater TR7 - was launched in the UK. The car with its high standard of passenger accommodation, scored major successes in the US, clocking up sales worth 24 million for Britain. The 2-litre overhead cam engine provides acceleration at 0-60 in just over 9 seconds, top speed of 110 mph and touring fuel consumption of about 30mpg.
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Transport - Norton-Villieres-Triumph
Motor cycles ready for delivery at the Small Heath plant of Norton-Villieres-Triumph, who announced that Norton-Villiers Ltd - one of the company's nine subsidiaries - is to go into liquidation following the government's decision not to pump any more money into the motor cycles group.
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Formula One Motor Racing - Race of Champions - Brands Hatch
World Champion racing driver John Surtees watches a quick plug change being carried out on his Ferrari before the start of the first part of the two part Race of Champions for international Formula 1 cars at the Brands Hatch circuit, near Swanley. Surtees finished sixth in this part of the race.
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