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AUSTIN 1300GT

4-door 4-seater saloon.

Upmarket, extra power version of ordinary Austin 1300, same engine tune as MG1300 (70 net bhp). Ordinary car's handling, but better instrumentation/trim, and 96mph top speed. Also sold as Morris, but customers still preferred to buy MG instead. Also displaced, unsung, by Allegro.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1275cc (S4 Tr OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1969 to 1974  
Number produced:
52,107