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SINGER GAZELLE I/II

Saloon, convertible, estate car.

Transitional Rootes model with jazzed-up Hillman Minx bodyshell and mechanics, Singer contributions being the grille and the good old ohc engine - not as economical as Rootes' own pushrod unit. Mk IIs have overdrive option, bigger fuel tanks, side grilles and bodyside chrome. Station wagons from late '57 introduction of Mk II.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1497cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1956 to 1958  
Number produced:
4344/1582