Date: 10 September 2017-10 September 2017 Times:
Of the 350 ‘Millions’ produced in December 1960, 30 were built left hand drive specification and exported to Europe and North America. The 320 right hand drive were carefully distributed to all the BMC dealers in the UK each of whom, from Jersey to Shetland, had a Million so that every showroom had a car on display on the official launch date -4th January 1961. The actual millionth car rolled off the production line on 22 December 1960 to be photographed with the minor’s creator , Alex Issigonis. Perhaps because the British public were too conservative for lilac in 1961 some of the cars were slow to sell but about 1 in 5 have survived to this day – a pretty impressive percentage !
The Minor Million Register was formed as part of the Morris Minor Owners Club in the late 1970’s to bring together owners with this strange lilac craving.
The Morris Million Register will be displaying some of their popular vehicles for visitors to appreciate. See www.minormillion.co.uk.
The Morris Million Register will be displaying some of their popular Lilac vehicles for visitors to appreciate.
Crich 8 miles from junction 28 of the M1
Trams run to and fro every few minutes as visitors ride over the cobbles of our period street, past the original facades of historic buildings from the around the country before heading up the valley to views that will take your breath away. Hand over the old penny you are given on entry and you are free to ride the trams all day.
Crich Tramway Village, nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP.
Telephone Number: 01773 854 321
View Website: http://www.tramway.co.uk
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with special rates for pre-booked vehicles
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