Your first model:
The Morris Minor Traveller
- 1The 948cc Series A engine, fitted to models produced before October 1962, was replaced by one of 1,098cc, which developed 48bhp.
- 2Morris Minor 1000 models had a one-piece, curved windscreen.
- 3The rear of the passenger compartment and the load space were integrated into the self-supporting body.
- 4Aluminium sheets for the roof and the sides of the rear part.
- 5Spare wheel under the floor of the load space.
- 6Originally, the headlights were mounted on at each side of the radiator before being incorporated in the front wings.
- 7The Morris Minor’s seductive curves reminiscent of American models admired by designer Alec Issigonis.
- 8The car’s wooden frame consisted of about 50 pieces of ash, all of which required regular, careful maintenance.
- 9Sliding rear-side windows.
- 1014-inch wheel rims.
- 11The rear wings were made of sheet steel.
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