1936: A Motoring Year in 5 Images

Morgan introduced their first four-wheeler.
Morgan introduced their first four-wheeler.

 

The Trunk Road Act transferred responsibility for 'major' longer-distance roads from local to central government, and introduced the suffix 'T' to many A roads to denote their 'trunk' status.
The Trunk Road Act transferred responsibility for ‘major’ longer-distance roads from local to central government, and introduced the suffix ‘T’ to many A roads to denote their ‘trunk’ status.

 

Rolls Royce announced their new model, the Phantom III.
Rolls Royce announced their new model, the Phantom III.

 

William Lyons announced the sensational SS90 and SS100 sports cars, setting a tone of value, looks and performance which would continue through the XK120 and E-type. At launch the 3,5 litre version cost £395 and the 3.5 litre £445, making it the cheapest 100 mph car available at the time
William Lyons announced the sensational SS90 and SS100 sports cars, setting a tone of value, looks and performance which would continue through the XK120 and E-type. At launch the 3,5 litre version cost £395 and the 3.5 litre £445, making it the cheapest 100 mph car available at the time.

 

MG launch their SA Model
MG launched their SA Model

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