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AUSTIN 8HP

4-door saloon.

Introduced 1939, but no tourers or 2-door saloons postwar. Four-doors almost invariably black with brown trim. Rigid axles, mechanical brakes, and a narrow track that doesn't help handling. Stolid little 40-45mph workhorse.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
900cc (S4 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1939 to 1947  
Number produced:
56,103