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The Austin marque started with the Austin Motor Company, and survived a merger with the Nuffield Organisation to form the British Motor Corporation, incorporation into the British Leyland Motor Corporation, nationalisation as British Leyland (BL) forming part of its volume car division Austin Morris later Austin Rover, and later privatisation as part of the Rover Group and was finally phased out as a brand in 1989.

Model ListingEdit

Models are placed according to which era they were first produced, some models carried over between eras of the marque.

Pre World War IEdit

Model Name Type From To Photo
Austin 15/20 1906 1906
Austin 25/30 Longbridge Limousine 1906 1907
Austin 18/24 1907 1909
Austin 40 Defiance 1908 1913
Austin 60 1908 1910
Austin 7 1910 1911 Austin 7 van - ADD 977 at Llandudno 08 - P5050143
Austin 15 Town Carriage, Lancaster ¾ Landaulettte, Light Van 1909 1913
Austin 10 1911 1912
Austin 50 1910 1913
Austin 18/24 Cabriolet 1911 1913
Austin 10 & Austin 12/14 Courier 1913 1916
Austin 15/20 1913 1914
Austin 30 Vitesse Phaeton 1914 1916

Post World War IEdit

Model Name Type From To Photo
Austin 20/4 saloon, tourer, sports 1919 1930
Austin 7 saloon, fabric saloon, tourer, sports, coupé, van 1922 1939 Austin 7 van - ADD 977 at Llandudno 08 - P5050143
Austin "Heavy" 12 Burnham saloon, Berkeley saloon, Westminster saloon, Windsor saloon, fabric saloon, tourer, sports coupé 1922 1935
Austin 20/6 Carlton and Whitehall saloons, Ranelagh limousine and landaulette 1927 1939
Austin 16 Burnham saloon, Berkeley saloon, fabric saloon, Harrow two seat tourer, Open Road tourer, Westminster Saloon 1927 1936
Austin "Light" 12/6 Harley and Ascot saloons, Two Seater, Open Road Tourer, Kempton sports saloon and Newberry sports tourer 1931 1937
Austin "Light" 12/4 Harley and Ascot saloons, Two Seater, Tourer 1933 1939
Austin 10/4 Clifton tourer, Lichfield , Sherborne and Cambridge saloons, cabriolet, sports 1932 1947
Austin 14/6 Goodwood saloon, cabriolet, estate car 1937 1939
Austin 18 Norfolk, Windsor and Iver saloons, limousine 1938 1939
Austin 8 2dr and 4dr saloon, tourer 1939 1947
Austin 12 saloon 1940 1947
Austin 28 limousine 1939 1939

Post World War IIEdit

Model Name Type From To
Austin 16HP 4 door Saloon, Shooting Brake 1945 1949
A120 Princess Saloon, Touring Limousine 1947 1956
A40 Devon/Dorset 2 door saloon, 4 door saloon, estate, van, pick-up 1947 1952
A110/A125 Sheerline Saloon, Touring Limousine 1947 1954
A135 Princess Saloon, Touring Limousine 1947 1956
A90 Atlantic Convertible 4 seat convertible 1948 1950
A70 Hampshire Saloon, estate 1948 1950
A90 Atlantic Saloon 2 door saloon 1949 1952
A70 Hereford Saloon, estate, convertible 1950 1954
A40 Sports 4 seat convertible (Body by Jensen) 1950 1953
A30 2 door saloon, 4 door saloon, estate 1951 1956

BMC Era Edit

1952 onwards

Model Name Type From To
A40 Somerset 4 dr saloon, Convertible 1952 1954
Nash/Austin Metropolitan 2 dr coupe/convertible 1954 1961
A40/A50/A55 Cambridge 4 dr saloon 1954 1958
A90 Six Westminster 4 dr saloon 1954 1956
A35 2 and 4 dr saloon, Countryman, van, pickup 1956 1959
Princess IV limousine 1956 1959
A95 4 dr saloon, Countryman 1956 1959
A105 4 dr saloon 1956 1959
A105 Vanden Plas 4 dr saloon 1958 1959
A40 Farina Mk I 2 dr saloon, Countryman 1958 1961
A55 Cambridge 4 dr saloon, Countryman 1959 1961
A99 Westminster 4 door saloon 1959 1961
Austin Gipsy 4wd 2dr 1959 1967
Austin Seven (Mini) 2 dr saloon, Countryman, Moke 1959 1969
A40 Farina Mk II 2 dr saloon, Countryman 1962 1967
A110 Westminster 4 dr saloon 1961 1968
A60 Cambridge 4 dr saloon, Countryman 1961 1969
Austin 1100 2 dr and 4dr saloon, Countryman 1963 1974
Austin 1800 4 dr saloon 1964 1975

British Leyland/BL (Austin Morris, Leyland Cars, Austin Morris (reformed))Edit

1967-1982

Model Name Type From To
3-Litre 4dr saloon 1967 1971
Austin 1300 4 dr saloon, estate car 1963 1974
Austin Allegro 4 dr Saloon 1969 1983
Austin Maxi 4 dr hatchback 1969 1981
Austin 1800/2200 4 dr saloon. Sold as the Austin Balanza in Belgium and the Netherlands. 1964 1975
Austin Tasman/Kimberley 4 door saloon. Tasman was the base version. (Australia and New Zealand only) 1970 1974
18-22/Princess 4 door saloon 1975 1981

BL/Rover Group (Austin Rover)Edit

1982 to 1988

Model Name Type From To
Metro 2dr or 4dr hatchback 1980 1990
Austin Ambassador 4 dr hatchback 1982 1984
Maestro 4 dr hatchback 1983 1994
Montego 4 dr saloon, estate 1984 1994

Commercial VehiclesEdit

TaxicabsEdit

Model Name Type From To
Austin High Lot Taxi Based on Austin Heavy 12/4 1930 1935
Austin 12/4 Low Loader Low floor version of High Lot 1934 1939
FX3/FX3D 1948 1958
FL1 Private hire version of FX3 1949 1958
FX4 The classic Black cab (Hackney carriage). Production taken over by Carbodies in 1982. 1958 1997
FL2 Private hire version of FX4 1959

Lorries and vansEdit

For more details on Austin Commercial vehicles see the Austin article.

Military VehiclesEdit

Austin Champ

Austin Champ 4-wd designed for British military forces. Fitted with a Rolls-Royce engine

See alsoEdit



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