this is the same colour as my Dad's, it's classed as grey for some reason.
My Dad had one of those in pale blue. Must have been 50 years ago(ish). Strangely, I can still remember the registration number - 1992 VX
Re the A40, i can remember them.
My dad had an Austin A35, got it around 1964 and i can remember the the reg. of his too, 4773E.
A completely uncluttered dashboard with about 2 warning lights.
We were in the Scottish Highlands going down a narrow winding road and had a head on (not very fast though) with a Mk1 Escort, brand new, they hadnt been out long.
The Escort came away a very poor second in the damage stakes.