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    Hillman Avenger. Rootes' first and last Chrysler-flagged creation

    For years, Hillman had built the Minx over several generations. The Minx was allowed to retire in 1970, and by now it was clear what Rootes used as a new asset. The Hillman Avenger entered the scene in February 1970, taking on rivals from British Leyland, Vauxhall (Viva) and Ford (Escort / Cortina). The Avenger was after the […] More