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The British Daimler is completely unrelated to the German one; it was founded in 1897 after obtaining a license to use Gottlieb Daimler’s name on its cars. Royal patronage gave its early models an enviable reputation, with the marque specializing in luxury machines. It merged with BSA in 1910, which would lead onto some incredibly flamboyant and imposing machines when Sir Bernard and Lady Docker were in overall charge.

However, post-World War Two, Daimler found itself struggling and was taken over by rival Jaguar in 1960. While some individuality was retained for a while, eventually the Daimler name became little more than a trim level to distinguish top flight Jaguars.   


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Abarth
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AC - A focus on AC
Alfa Romeo - A focus on Alfa Romeo
Allard - A focus on Allard
Alpine - A focus on Alpine
Alvis - A focus on Alvis
Amphicar - A focus on Amphicar
Armstrong-Siddeley - A focus on Armstrong-Siddeley
Arnolt - A focus on Arnolt
Aston Martin - A focus on Aston Martin
Audi - A focus on Audi
Austin - A focus on Austin
Austin-Healey - A focus on Austin-Healey

Bentley -
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Berkeley - A focus on Berkeley
Bitter - A focus on Bitter
Bizzarrini - A focus on Bizzarrini
BMW - A focus on BMW
Bond - A focus on Bond
Borgward - A focus on Borgward
Bristol - A focus on Bristol
British Motor Corporation/British Leyland - A focus on the British Motor Corporation (BMC) / British Leyland (BL)
Bugatti - A focus on Bugatti

Cadillac -
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Caterham - A focus on Caterham
Chevrolet - A focus on Chevrolet
Chrysler (UK) - A focus on Chrysler (UK)
Citroën - A focus on Citroën

DAF -
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Daimler - A focus on Daimler
Datsun / Nissan - A focus on Datsun / Nissan
De Tomaso - A focus on De Tomaso

Facel Vega -
A focus on Facel Vega
Ferrari - A focus on Ferrari
Fiat - A focus on Fiat
Ford (UK) - A focus on Ford (UK)
Frazer Nash - A focus on Frazer Nash

Gilbern -
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Ginetta - A focus on Ginetta
Gordon-Keeble - A focus on Gordon-Keeble

Healey -
A focus on Healey
Heinkel - A focus on Heinkel
Hillman - A focus on Hillman
Honda - A focus on Honda
Humber - A focus on Humber

Iso -
A focus on Iso

Jaguar -
A focus on Jaguar
Jensen - A focus on Jensen
Jowett - A focus on Jowett

Lada -
A focus on Lada
Lagonda - A focus on Lagonda
Lamborghini - A focus on Lamborghini
Lanchester -
A focus on Lanchester
Lancia - A focus on Lancia
Land Rover - A focus on Land Rover
Lea Francis
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Lotus - A focus on Lotus

Marcos -
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Maserati - A focus on Maserati
MATRA - A focus on MATRA
Mazda - A focus on Mazda
Mercedes-Benz - A focus on Mercedes-Benz
Messerschmitt - A focus on Messerschmitt
MG - A focus on MG
Mini- A focus on Mini
Monteverdi - A focus on Monteverdi
Morgan - A focus on Morgan
Morris - A focus on Morris

NSU -
A focus on NSU

Opel-
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Panhard et Levassor -
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Panther - A focus on Panther
Peugeot - A focus on Peugeot
Porsche - A focus on Porsche

Reliant -
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Renault - A focus on Renault
Riley - A focus on Riley
Rolls-Royce - A focus on Rolls-Royce
Rootes - A focus on Rootes
Rover - A focus on Rover

Saab
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SEAT - A focus on SEAT
SIMCA - A focus on SIMCA
Singer - A focus on Singer
Skoda - A focus on Skoda
Standard - A focus on Standard
Subaru - A focus on Subaru|
Sunbeam - A focus on Sunbeam

Talbot (UK) -
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Tatra - A focus on Tatra
Toyota - A focus on Toyota
Triumph - A focus on Triumph
TVR - A focus on TVR

Vanden Plas -
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Vauxhall - A focus on Vauxhall
Volga - A focus on Volga
Volvo - A focus on Volvo
Volkswagen - A focus on Volkswagen

Wartburg -
A focus on Wartburg
Wolseley - A focus on Wolseley

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