Standard Vanguard I

Standard Vanguard 1948-1952 

1948 Standard Vanguard I1948 Standard Vanguard I

When production got going again after World War II, most of Britain's cars were intended for overseas markets.

1948 Standard Vanguard instrument panel1948 Standard Vanguard instrument panel

The brochure tells us that "driving comfort and ease of control are features of the Standard Vanguard. The lever for the three-speed synchromesh gearbox is placed on the steering column" which was very modern at the time

1948 Standard Vanguard boot1948 Standard Vanguard boot

The boot is billed as spacious (14 cubic feet). The spare wheen and tool kit are neatly enclosed in a separate compartment. The spring balanced boot lid covers both compartments.

1950 Standard Vanguard1950 Standard Vanguard