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Austin cars are one of the most famous and most storied car marque for more than a century in automobile industry. Nobody don’t know Austin if they are real car enthusiasts. One of the most notable Austin cars living on planet today is the London taxi which you can see it almost everywhere in London.

Austin (Austin Motor Company) was founded in 1905 by Herbert Austin who was a former manager of the Wolseley Tool and Motor Car Company. Austin was founded at Longbridge, it is also a place where the best selling Austin Mini was manufactured.

The first Austin car was fitted with a five-liter engine and estimated around 200 were made. During 1906 to 1907, Austin 25/30 was introduced. Pre-war, there are many successful Austin cars were sold to the market in large production. Some of the notable cars are such as Austin Twenty Tourer, Austin 7, Austin 8, Austin 10, Austin Twenty, and among others.

Austin Motor Company gained an interwar success during 1919 to 1939 because the company was one of the main suppliers for government to build artillery, aircraft, and machinery. In 1952, Austin did a deal with Donald Healey and formed a new marque to build a range of cool sports cars, known as the Austin-Healey.

Austin Eight of England
Austin has been living on the planet for more than a century. There are many famous and significant Austin cars were built and sold world wide until late 1980s. There are many people still look for used Austin cars for sale and collect them as classic cars or antique cars for own enjoyment.

List of Austin car models

Small cars

  • 1910–11 Austin 7 hp
  • 1922–39 Austin 7
  • 1959-2000 Seven (Mini), as BMC
  • 1980–90 Metro, as Austin Rover

Small family cars

  • 1911–15 Austin 10
  • 1932–47 Austin 10 hp
  • 1939–47 Austin 8 hp
  • 1951–56 A30
  • 1956–59 A35
  • 1956–62 A35 Countryman
  • 1954-61 Nash Metropolitan/Austin Metropolitan
  • 1958–61 A40 Farina Mk I
  • 1961–67 A40 Farina Mk II
  • 1963–74 1100
  • 1967–74 1300
  • 1973–83 Allegro

Large family cars

  • 1906–07 Austin 25/30
  • 1907–10 Austin 18/24
  • 1908–11 Austin 40 hp
  • 1908–10 Austin 60 hp
  • 1913–14 Austin 15/20
  • 1914–16 Austin 30 hp
  • 1919–30 Austin Twenty
  • 1922–40 Austin “Heavy” 12
  • 1927–35 16/18 hp
  • 1927–39 Austin 20/6
  • 1931–36 Austin “Light” 12/6
  • 1933–39 Austin “Light” 12/4
  • 1937–39 Austin 14 hp
  • 1938–39 Austin 18 hp
  • 1939–47 Austin 12
  • 1945–49 Austin 16 hp
  • 1947–52 A40 Devon/Dorset
  • 1948–50 A70 Hampshire
  • 1950–54 A70 Hereford
  • 1952–54 A40 Somerset
  • 1954–58 A40/A50/A55 Cambridge
  • 1954–59 A90/A95/A105 Westminster
  • 1956–59 A95 Westminster Station wagon.
  • 1956–59 A105 Westminster
  • 1959–61 A55 Cambridge
  • 1959–61 A99 Westminster
  • 1961–69 A60 Cambridge
  • 1961–68 A110 Westminster
  • 1964–75 1800/2200
  • 1967–71 3-Litre
  • 1969–81 Maxi 1500
  • 1975–84 18-22/Princess/Ambassador
  • 1983–94 Maestro
  • 1984–94 Montego

Austin Limousines

  • 1939 Austin 28 hp
  • 1947–54 A110/A125 Sheerline
  • 1946–56 A120 Princess
  • 1947–56 A135 Princess
  • 1956–59 Princess IV
  • 1958–59 A105 Westminster Vanden Plas

Austin Sports cars

  • 1920-23 Austin 20 Sports Tourer
  • 1948–50 A90 Atlantic Convertible
  • 1949–52 A90 Atlantic Saloon
  • 1950–53 A40 Sports
  • 1953–56 Austin-Healey 100
  • 1958–70 Austin-Healey Sprite
  • 1959–67 Austin-Healey 3000
  • 1971 Austin Sprite

Australian Austin cars

  • 1962-66 Austin Freeway
  • 1970–73 Austin Kimberley
  • 1958-62 Austin Lancer
  • 1970–73 Austin Tasman

Austin Motor Company

Austin Motor Company grew enormously until 1952, Austin merged into Briish Motor Corporation Ltd (BMC) and the marque Austin was used until 1987. In between 1959 and 2000, one of the most successful cars is the Austin Seven Mini which over millions of units has been sold worldwide. Today, Austin trademark is owned by China automaker Nanjing Automotive and currently the marquee is dormant. However, there are still many fully restored or untouched classic Austin cars for sale.

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