What cars did Austin make?
1920–1923 Austin Twenty Sports Tourer.
What was the first Austin car?
Austin bought a disused printing works and founded the Austin Motor Company in 1905. The first car to be produced was a four-cylinder model. The design featured a vertical engine that was similar to the English-built Clement-Gladiators assembled in the same factory.
What is a Austin car?
The Austin Allegro is a small family car manufactured by British Leyland under the Austin name from 1973 until 1982. In total, 642,350 Austin Allegros were produced during its ten-year production life, most of which were sold on the home market.
What was the last Austin car made?
The last Austin-badged Montego was built in 1987 but Steve has a personal interest in keeping Longbridge’s heritage alive. He worked at the plant for six years from 1986 and his parents were also employed there. He rescued the 1976 GT Clubman, which has 11 miles on the clock, from a tunnel at the site last November.
Where was the Austin car factory?
|SAIC Longbridge plant|
|Style||Manufacturing, industrial centre / plant|
|Area||69 acres (28 ha) (Remaining)|
|Address||MG Motor, Lowhill Lane, Longbridge, Birmingham B31 2BQ|
What is an Austin Princess?
The Austin Princess is a series of large luxury cars that were made by Austin and its subsidiary Vanden Plas from 1947 to 1968. From September 1975, Princess was used as a name for mass-produced family cars in Leyland’s 1800/2200 former Austin/Morris/Wolseley range.
What is an Austin 7?
The Austin 7 is an economy car that was produced from 1923 until 1939 in the United Kingdom by Austin. It was nicknamed the “Baby Austin” and was at that time one of the most popular cars produced for the British market and sold well abroad. The first BMW car, the BMW Dixi, was a licensed Austin 7.
What is an Austin 6?
The Austin Light Twelve-Six is a 14 tax horsepower car with a 1496 cc engine that was introduced by Austin in January 1931. It was named by Austin Light Twelve to separate it from the well-established Austin Twelve. The general public then dubbed the original Twelve Heavy Twelve but Austin never used that name.
Where was the Austin Allegro built?
|Also called||Vanden Plas 1500 Vanden Plas 1.5 Vanden Plas 1.7 Innocenti Regent|
|Assembly||Longbridge, Birmingham UK Seneffe, Belgium Lambrate, Milan (Innocenti)|
|Body and chassis|