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The Car's the Star

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With its seductive curves, stylish body, and two-tone paint, the Triumph Herald was regarded as a chic fashion statement by the 1960s middle classes. Thirty-five years on it's enjoying renewed cult status. Quentin Willson meets Harry Webster , who co-designed the original 1959 model with Giovanni Michelotti , and talks to some owners - including magician Fay Presto who has a Herald convertible
1200 - to find out why this car has such enduringappeal.
Producer Helen Thomas ; Series producer
Jon Bentley
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Contributors

Unknown: Quentin Willson
Unknown: Harry Webster
Unknown: Giovanni Michelotti
Producer: Helen Thomas
Producer: Jon Bentley

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