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AUSTIN LIGHT 12/6, 13.9/15.9 HP

2-seater, tourer, fabric saloon, Harley saloon, Ascot saloon.

Fragile four-bearing six with too big a bore for the right tax class. First Austin (the Harley) with Pressed Steel body and right-hand grouped instruments. Fabric saloons '31 only, open cars from '32, four-speed 'boxes optional that year and standard '33. Synchro, optional projecting-boot Ascot saloon, and more reliable 30bhp 1.7-litre unit 1934.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1496cc/1711cc (S6 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1931 to 1934  
Number produced:
20,742/2331