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Leyland Princess

By Jukka
The man in the Version is the owner of the Leyland or Austin Princess . Both versions of the name was used here in Finland.
These pics were taken yesterday afternoon at the Nummela airfield.
Have a great day


Tags: Transport Austin Princess Leyland

Voters: johnriley1uk, mike9005, DicksPics and 23 more

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4 Aug 2021 9:00AM
A wonderful blast from the past, Jukka.
Good to see it's still going!!

4 Aug 2021 9:06AM
Super set Jukka,
4 Aug 2021 9:29AM
They don’t make ‘em like they used to…….lovely to see this, Jukka, stylish indeed.

Dave 🙂
RonDM Plus
7 258 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2021 9:35AM
Great set of images

Nigel_NZ 16 26 2 New Zealand
4 Aug 2021 10:41AM
My wife's Father had one of these, nick named the "aircraft carrier" due to size and wallowing, slow driving characteristics. Thank goodness these are no more.
4 Aug 2021 11:41AM
Very nice Jukka
dark_lord Plus
17 2.9k 795 England
4 Aug 2021 12:14PM
A freind's father had one of these and I had a lift in it on occasion. It was the first time I'd seen a rev counter in a car Smile
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
4 Aug 2021 12:26PM
Excellent images Jukka , not seen one before
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2021 4:20PM
Wonderful and classic. I like both variants...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
4 Aug 2021 4:53PM
never heard of, let alone seen one of these before
looks like the owner keeps it in a mint condition
dudler Plus
18 1.8k 1895 England
5 Aug 2021 7:18AM
A brave and striking design: and with almost as much carrying capacity as an aircraft carrier... My father-in-law had the successor, an Austin Ambassador, with the largest rear hatch I think I've ever seen (the Princess had a conventional boot). I remember borrowing it to tow a trailer once: it was perfectly capable of hustling along, even with a chest freezer behind it.

Hydragas suspension gave a very civilised ride for passengers - remember, Ford were only just graduating from cart springs at the time!

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