Sterling 827 SL (1987-91). What could be better than a classic British sedan with timeless good looks? One that isn’t plagued by any British mechanical components or electronics, of course. Parent company Austin indulged on the former, providing a venerable 2.5L V6 from its friends at Honda, however they skimped on the latter, filling it chock full of those quality Lucas electrics.
The result was an initial love affair with a practical British car that spiraled into a sales failure and the exit of the brand after 5 short years. A shame, that.
Seen in SE Portland