Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day


Saturday 10th October 1981

37 years ago

Europe’s first license-built Japanese car was launched, the Triumph Acclaim, nee Honda Ballada. The four door medium sized saloon had front-wheel drive, was powered by a 1.3 litre 70 bhp petrol engine, and was between the Ford Escort and Ford Cortina in terms of size.

Triumph Acclaim

Triumph Acclaim

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