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Issigonis

(ˌɪsɪˈɡəʊnɪs)
n
(Biography) Sir Alec (Arnold Constantine). 1906–88, British car designer born in Smyrna. He is noted for his designs for the Morris Minor (1948) and the Mini (1959)
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1961: The millionth Morris Minor, the highly successful British car designed by Sir Alec Issigonis, came off the assembly line at Oxford.
1961: The millionth Morris Minor, designed by Sir Alec Issigonis, came off the assembly line at Oxford.
Designed by Alec Issigonis, it was only 10ft long but seated four passengers.
Created by legendary car designer Sir Alec Issigonis, it became one of the enduring symbols of the Swinging Sixties.
Created by Sir Alec Issigonis, the Mini achieved worldwide fame, being dubbed the first "classless car".
Created by Sir Alec Issigonis in 1959, the Mini became part of the sixties' British pop culture of the Beatles, Twiggy and Carnaby Street.
5bhp engine, Dunlop in 1957 for work developing disc brakes and modern tyres, BMC and Alec Issigonis for the original Mini in 1959 and Jaguar in 2003 for its all-aluminium chassis.
Sir Alec Issigonis was the original mastermind behind the car that went on to become an icon of the 1960s.
1948: The Morris Minor, designed by Alec Issigonis, was produced.
Moulton is the engineer who was at the side of Roy Fedden in wartime aeroengine development and of Alec Issigonis in the motor industry of the 1950s, when the hydrolastic suspension was born alongside and inside the Mini.
They were unveiled as MINI showed off two specials, called the Camden and Mayfair, which went into production as the famous little car created by Sir Alec Issigonis had its 50th birthday.
Because it is stylish and legendary, going back to the original product of Sir Alec Issigonis of 1959, it appeals to those whose incomes would permit them to buy vehicles that cost two or three times as much.