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WOLSELEY 18/85 and 18/85S Mk II

4-door 6-seater saloon.

Yet another badge engineered BMC car - this time from the Austin/Morris 'Land Crab' model, complete with transverse B-Series engine and Hydrolastic suspension, dumpy styling but simply cavernous interior. Usual Wolseley wooden facia and gew-gaws, with front disc brakes and optional automatic. 'S' had twin carbs and 96bhp, compared with 87bhp for basic models. 97mph even with 87bhp - which says something for the aerodynamics, at least!

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1798cc (S4 Tr OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1969 to 1972  
Number produced:
35,597 including earlier Mk I