AUTOS: Small & Sporty

Nash, which helped pioneer the postwar American small car market with its Rambler, last week announced plans to bring out a still smaller sports car next spring. Like other U.S. carmakers, Nash knows it can hardly afford to tool up for the limited market such a car may have. So it made a deal with Britain's Austin Motor Co. Ltd. to build the car (still not named) in England. Birmingham's coach-makers Fisher & Ludlow Ltd. will supply the body, Austin the chassis and a 42 h.p. engine. Nash does not expect to sell it as a family car. The new...

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