Listen to the famous elegant phrasings of Jo Stafford in one of her typically stylish excursions. "Admired for the purity of her voice, she originally underwent classical training to become an opera singer," it says at the link.
Now listen to her do hillbilly. I guess good training allows mastery of any mode.
Shortly after production began, however, design flaws became apparent. Although the car was big and heavy, it used a relatively small Austin A55 1.5 litre engine, which limited performance. The A55 also provided the transmission and suspension. Another problem was that the rear wheels were shrouded by body panels and a rear wheel could not be removed (for puncture repair for example) without dropping its axle..... Production of up to 10,000 cars a year was talked about but as few as ten complete cars were produced during the six months before production ceased. After the factory closed, the unused parts were dumped into the local lake, Lough Muckno.