Category:Austin Big 7

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car model
Austin Big 7 Saloon 1938.jpg
Instance of automobile model
  • 1,588 mm
  • 3,142 mm
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Austin Big 7 (it); Austin Big 7 (de); Austin Big 7 (nl) autovettura del 1937 prodotta dalla Austin Motor Company (it); Der Austin Big 7 war ein Kleinwagen der Austin Motor Cie (de); car model (en); μοντέλο αυτοκινήτου (el); automodel van Austin Motor Company (nl) Austin FX2 (de)

Big Seven because it had a larger engine 750 —> 900 cc and different body, the others were classed as Baby Sevens

  • Announced 7 September 1937 "a supplement not a substitute for the Baby Seven"
Engine (new re-used in Eight) 56.77 x 88.9 = 900 cc — RAC rating 7.99 — 25 bhp @ 4,000 rpm
Body of an Austin Ten with a smaller boot

Easy-clean wheels and Girling brakes. Otherwise the chassis and suspension of the Baby Seven though longer and wider.

An unsuccessful attempt to bridge the gap between Baby Seven and Ten. Only 9,000 sold. Dropped from the catalogue in early 1939

Sixlite four-door saloon introduced July 1937
Wheelbase lengthened by 6.5 inches,
larger four-door body and an engine 56.77mm x 88.9mm or 900cc

Forlite two-door saloon 900 cc engine introduced March 1938

Media in category "Austin Big 7"

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