The Birds and the Bs

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A page of photos and the occasional video clip of women and their cars. MGs will feature here but also other cars we’d all like to own. Drool away – over the cars, that is . . .
Items in red are videos.

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Mrs Emma Peel, played by the oh so sexy Diana Rigg, in The Avengers. Her co-star was, of course, a blue Lotus Elan S3. Patrick Macnee, I hear you say? Who’s he?


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Nancy Mitchell in her MGA Coupe on the 1956 Alpine Rally, in which she won her Coupe des Alpes.

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Ava Gardner walking from her Facel Vega. Over the years, she owned three Facel Vegas. Other famous Facel Vega owners included Stirling Moss, Maurice Trintignant, Tony Curtis, Ringo Starr, Joan Fontaine . . . the list goes on and on.

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Possibly the best ever advert featuring a Jaguar – and it wasn’t even made by Jaguar! A XK140 in trouble . . .

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Doreen Evans, of the Bellevue Garage family of racing siblings, in her MG PA as part of the Dancing Daughters, a team organised by Captain George Eyston in 1935. There were so many famous women racing drivers up to WW2, why so few today?

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Audrey Hepburn standing beside her Ferrari 250PF, with her husband, Mel Ferrer, sitting alongside.

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Audrey and her husband again, with her Ford T-bird

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And what does Tony Burgess have in common with Kate Moss? A Midget, that’s what! Ms Moss drives hers constantly, allegedly.


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A wind-swept Sophia Loren with her Mercedes Gullwing
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….Grace Kelly, a beautiful Talbot Alpine and a Thief.
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Jodie Kidd and her Maserati Gran Turismo S.
She’s made a name for herself as a race driver, as well as a model.

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