Despite all the jokes over the years, it seems the Allegro’s time has come. With an unshakably enthusiastic fanbase, the little Austin has a passionate following. Calum Brown went halves on his example with his mate Jordan when they were studying at university. He says it doesn’t matter what the detractors say, the Allegro is one of Britain’s best-loved classics. But is it number one? Find out in the December 2016 issue of Practical Classics.