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AUSTIN 1800

Saloon.

Detuned five-bearing MGB engine set across the front. Automatic available from í68; rather necessary power steering option from previous autumn. Dependable if uninteresting family saloon. Also sold as a Morris or Wolseley. Improved Mk II from 1968, and best-bet Mk III, with rod-actuated gearchange, from 1972. 1800 'S' (Mk II only) has MGB-tune engine.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1798cc (S4 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1964 to 1975  
Number produced:
approx 210,000