What year did the Austin A40 come out?

What year did the Austin A40 come out?

The Austin A40 Farina is a small, economy car introduced by Austin in saloon (1958) and A40 Countryman (1959) estate versions. It has a two-box body configuration.

Who designed the Austin A40?

The Mk 1 A40 Farina was propelled by the wonderful little 948 cc A-series engine (which grew from a design originated in 1947 by Eric Bareham) and returned an average of 45 mpg, did 0-60 in 35.6 seconds (!) and could reach 73 mph, though a more realistic cruising speed would be the mid-fifties.

Who made the Cambridge car?

the Austin Motor Company
The Austin Cambridge (sold as A40, A50, A55, and A60) is a motor car range produced by the Austin Motor Company, in several generations, from September 1954 through to 1971 as cars and to 1973 as light commercials.

What is the difference between a Morris Oxford and an Austin Cambridge?

Compared with the Austin Cambridge, the differences were confined to facia and steering wheel styles, the front grille and the badging, plus different seating arrangements and a different paint job when duo-tone paintwork was ordered.

Who owns the Austin car brand?

Austin Motor Company

Official marque logo, revised by current owners SAIC.
Product type Automotive marque
Owner SAIC
Discontinued 1987
Previous owners Austin Motor Company (1905–1952) BMC (1952–1967) British Leyland (Austin Rover) (1967–1988) Rover Group (1988–2005)

What is a Morris Isis?

The Morris Isis name was first briefly used by Morris Motors Limited on a six-cylinder car made from 1929 to 1931. It was resurrected on a new six-cylinder midsize car from the British Motor Corporation in the 1950s to replace the Morris Six MS. The name died out in 1958.

Is the Austin Allegro the worst car ever?

The Austin Allegro has been voted Britain’s worst-ever car. The car was launched in 1973 and, with gimmicks including the square steering wheel, quickly gained a reputation for poor design quality. Despite this, 642,350 Allegros were sold.

Which Austin car had a square steering wheel?

Austin Allegro
British Leyland adopted the term “quartic” to describe the rectangular wheel used on early models of the 1972-1982 Austin Allegro, above.

How much does an Austin A30 weigh?

The Austin A30 weighs 685 Kg / 1510 lbs.

When did they stop making Austin cars?

Austin Motor Company

Industry Automotive
Founded December 1905
Founder Herbert Austin
Defunct 1952
Fate Merged with Morris Motors