BEST RE­STORED CAR

1976 AUSTIN MAXI

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - News Analysis -

Le­ices­ter-based clas­sic car en­thu­si­ast Steve Swann bought this Austin Maxi for £50 when he was in his twen­ties and spent five years restor­ing it. At last year’s show a friend ac­ci­den­tally drove into it, but af­ter a restora­tion of the dam­aged tail­gate it was back this year and look­ing bet­ter than ever, which im­pressed the judges. Steve, who clearly loves BL clas­sics, is now hard at work restor­ing an Austin Al­le­gro SDL Se­ries I.

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