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AUSTIN LIGHT 12/6 SPORTS, 13.9/15.9 HP

Sports tourer, sports saloon.

Not very sporting - lowered frame, high-compression (40/43bhp) engine, down-draught carburettor and slant radiator with chromed bars. The 15.9 engine, synchro, and saloons (the German Ambi-Budd Jupiter, as on Adlers etc) from 1934. No styling changes till the final '37s, all with 15.9 units, steel-spoke wheels, and projecting boots. Tourer (1933-35) bodies have been transplanted onto more thoroughbred chassis.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1496cc/1711cc (S6 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1933 to 1937  
Number produced:
see Light 12/6