The rise and fall of Britain’s motor city

Mark Evans charts the history of Coventry’s pioneering car industry, from the turn of the 20th century until the present day

Mark Evans charts the history of Coventry’s pioneering car industry, from the turn of the 20th century until the present day. (Image by Getty Images)

Mark Evans, presenter of the BBC Four documentary Classic British Cars: Made in Coventry, charts the history of Coventry’s pioneering car industry, from the turn of the 20th century until the present day. It’s a story of innovation, war and fierce rivalries – and some of the most iconic cars ever made.

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