Friday, December 02, 2011

The Colt Collection - Vogue Magazine

Escape into Colt Car Country:

Bathed in moonlight and fantasy it's a world in which anything might happen...

Colt Sapporo - luxurious flagship of the exciting Colt range, this high flyer offers top performance with sleek, coupé styling and comfortable four-seat accommodation. Power steering is a standard feature of the Sapporo along with push-button radio, tinted glass, laminated screen and 5-speed gearbox. Automatic is available as an optional extra.

Pictured is the 'Colt Sport' version which develops 136bhp at 5000rpm realising a top speed of around 120mph. Features of this model also include a vinyl roof and wide profile alloy wheels.

Girl in car wears a grey slip of a dress with petticoat straps. Style No. 478. £89.95.

Second girl wears a white draped dress with one gold embroidered shoulder and thigh-high side slit skirt. Style No. 510. £39.95.

Both dresses are Ban-Lon and designed by Anne Tyrrell for John Marks.

Mitsubishi Colt Sapporo - Vogue Magazine

It's easy when you know how. Learn escapology with Colt cars and John Marks clothes - they've got it down to a fine art! The new front wheel drive Colt 1400 hatchback. This new '79 model features the unique Colt 'Supershift' twin-range gearbox.

Glistening alongside in a white dress with silver embroidered bodice tied on the shoulder and front slit skirt. Style No. 502. £54.95.

Available with a choice of 1200, 1400 and 1600cc engine, the Lancer is renowned for its many inernational rally successes like the East Africa Safari and the Australia Southern Cross. Its smooth flowing lines and 102mph performance (1600 Sport) help make the Lancer one of Colt's most popular models.

With the Lancer, pale bronze dress with lace crew neck bodice. Style No. 464. £59.95. Both dresses are Ban-Lon and designed by Anne Tyrrell for John Marks.

Mitsubishi Colt and Lancer - Vogue Magazine

Ban-Lon is the registered trade mark of Joseph Bancroft & Sons Inc. USA.

Photographed by Uwe Ommer.

Reprinted from Vogue, October 1979.

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