1995 Renault Laguna

Renault__Laguna_GreenThe Renault Laguna is a large family car produced by the French manufacturer Renault. The first Laguna was launched in 1993, the second generation was launched in 2000, and the third generation was made available for sale in October 2007.

The regular production Renault passenger models are unrelated to the concept car of the same name, the Laguna, a two-seat roadster shown by the automaker during the European 1990 auto show circuit.   The name was also previously used from 1973 to 1976 by Chevrolet for a top-of-the-line Chevelle model, the Chevrolet Chevelle Laguna.

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1980 Austin Morris Princess

Austin_Princess_2200HLThe Princess is a family car that was produced in the United Kingdom by British Leyland from 1975 until 1981. The car inherited a front-wheel drive / transverse engine configuration from its predecessor, the BMC ADO17 range. This was still unusual in Europe for full-sized family cars and gave the Princess a cabin space advantage when compared with similarly sized cars from competing manufacturers.

The car, which was given the design code ADO71, was originally marketed as the Austin / Morris / Wolseley 18–22 series. In 1975 the range was renamed “Princess”. This was a new marque created by British Leyland  although it had previously been used as a model name on the Austin Princess limousine from 1947 to 1956. The Princess is often referred to as the Austin Princess, but this name was not used in the home (UK) market. It was, however, used in New Zealand. The car later appeared in revamped form as the Austin Ambassador, which was produced from 1982 until 1984 and only ever sold in Britain.

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1991 Scotch VHS Tapes

scotck video tapesThe 3M Company, (NYSE: MMM) formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is a United States multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, United States.

With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 84,000 people worldwide, they produce more than 55,000 products, including: adhesives, abrasives, laminates,passive fire protection, dental products, electronic materials, medical products, car care products (such as sun films, polish, wax, car shampoo, treatment for the exterior, interior and the under chassis rust protection), electronic circuits and optical films.  3M has operations in more than 65 countries – 29 international companies with manufacturing operations and 35 companies with laboratories. 3M India is the only public company other than the parent company.   3M products are available for purchase through distributors and retailers in more than 200 countries, and many 3M products are available online directly from the company.

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1990 Opel Vectra

The Opel Vectra is a large family car that was engineered and produced by Opel. In the United Kingdom, the car was sold under the Vauxhall marque as the Vauxhall Cavalier and later as the Vauxhall Vectra, from 1995 onwards. It has also been sold byHolden in Australasia as Holden Vectra, and Chevrolet in Latin America as Chevrolet Vectra.

The Vectra was introduced in 1988 as a replacement to the Opel Ascona and itself was replaced in 2008 by the Opel Insignia, the nameplate spanning 20 years and three generations of car. The Vectra was never close to being a class-leader, hailed as little more than a humdrum, white goods family car, dropping the name was a savvy decision by Opel who wanted to banish the Vectra’s dowdy image when launching its replacement, the Insignia. The Vectra was forced to live in the shadow of the critically acclaimed all-rounder that is the Ford Mondeo, which continues to outclass even the Vectra’s replacement.

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Citroen BX 1984

Citroen BX advert from1984.

The Citroën BX is a large family car that was produced by the French manufacturer Citroën between 1982 and 1994. In total, 2,315,739 BXs were built during its 12-year history. The hatchback was discontinued in 1993 with the arrival of the Xantia, but the estate continued for another year.

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