CAR OF 1954 WOLSE­LEY 6/90

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - 6-page Nostalgia Special -

This was an epoch-mak­ing year for the Bri­tish mo­tor in­dus­try as it marked the de­but of the Wolse­ley 6/90. The Ger­ald Palmer lines were el­e­gant but un­der­stated and the grille with the il­lu­mi­nated ‘ghost light’ badge was the epit­ome of dig­nity. It was a car with in­stant ap­peal to the so­lic­i­tor/bank man­ager sec­tor of the mar­ket but the 6/90’s last­ing fame de­rives from the black and white world of B-film law en­force­ment. In count­less low­bud­get films, the mighty Wolse­ley of Jus­tice would al­ways ar­rive in the nick of time to pre­vent yet an­other low-bud­get heist at Mer­ton Park Stu­dios.

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