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HUMBER 12 (1933-34)

Sports tourer, saloonm Vogue saloon, drophead coupé.

Bridging a gap in the Rootes range with the first of the three-bearing fours that culminated in the post-war Hawk family, though on 42bhp it's not going to set many rivers on fire. Typical Humber engineering, with X-braced frame, Bendix brakes and four-speed 'box: flat radiator continued into '34 on this model, which acquires such gimmicks as a free wheel and a Startix that slip on. Standard saloons only in '33, star of the '34 range being the two-door Vogue with its plunging belt line, rear trunk and 'Continental'-style spare wheel. Did Molyneaux really design it?

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1669cc (S4 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1933 to 1934  
Number produced:
2921