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Triumph Acclaim. Anglo-Japanese saloon was a hit, and a sad end too

It was a brave new world for BL – a Honda built in the UK but, in many ways, the Triumph Acclaim represented so much more. When launched in 1981, the Acclaim was heralded as the first of a long line of Honda/Rovers but, more importantly than that, it proved once and for all that British assembly line workers were among the best in the world.
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Avon Acclaim: adding pace and posh to the LC9

Ladbroke Avon put together an interesting upmarket version of the Acclaim. It was initially only made available through the Henlys franchise, before being offered to a wider audience after the Turbo was launched in 1983. As a result, the Avon Acclaim sold in small numbers – a handful of which, still survive.

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