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AUSTIN MAXI 1750HL/HLS

5-door 5-seater hatchback.

Like 1300GT, an up-gunned version of basic model. Never applied to smaller engine, 1750HL tune had 91bhp (DIN), with twin SU carbs. HL engine downgraded in Spring 1979, hot version rebadged as HLS. Only manual transmission ever available. As pundits once commented: 'Almost a good car'.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1748cc (S4 Tr OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1973 to 1981  
Number produced:
59,937