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AUSTIN 1100/1300 RANGE

2-door 4-seater saloon, 4-door 4-seater saloon, 2-door estate.

Second family of Issigonis-inspired front-wheel  drive masterpieces, making much more money for BMC than the Mini ever did. Same basic transverse engine/transmission pack as Mini, but with front disc brakes and Hydrolastic suspension connected front to rear. Pininfarina style, also badged as Morris, Riley, Wolseley, etc. Rust-prone, and no 'classic' value today. Replaced progressively by allegro from 1973.

Technical Specifications

1098cc/1275c (S4 Tr OHV) 
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1962 to 1974  
Number produced:
1,052,000 approx incl. 'America'