The Austin Freeway & Wolseley 24/80 duo were released in the early 1960's when space exploration was an exciting new frontier, you don't have to look far to see that some of the space excitement made it's way into advertising these cars.

The "Blue Streak Six" engine that powers these cars being named after the "Blue Streak" rocket that was being tested at the Woomera Rocket Range in South Australia at that time.

Paint colour names such as "Astro Grey", and space imagery appearing in some of the advertising literature.

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Wolseley 24/80 Cinema Advert


 

 

 
   
   

Does anyone have any other old adverts or brochures or even better quality copies
of some of the above that you are willing to share?


 
   
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