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Austin Westminster

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The Austin Westminster series are large saloon and estate cars that were sold by the British manufacturer Austin from 1954, replacing the A70 Hereford. [1]

41 relations: Austin 12, Austin 16, Austin 3-Litre, Austin A40, Austin A40 Farina, Austin A70, Austin A90 Atlantic, Austin Cambridge, Austin Motor Company, Austin Princess, Austin-Healey 3000, Automatic transmission, Bentley, BMC C-Series engine, BorgWarner, Brand, British Motor Corporation, Dinky Toys, Disc brake, Executive car, Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, Leonard Lord, London Motorfair, Longbridge plant, Manual transmission, Morris Marshal, O scale, Overdrive (mechanics), Pininfarina, Rebadging, Rolls-Royce Limited, Sedan (automobile), Station wagon, Straight-six engine, SU Carburettor, Sydney, The Motor, Vanden Plas, Vanden Plas Princess, Wolseley 6/99, Wolseley Motors.

Austin 12

The Austin Twelve is a motor car introduced by Austin in 1921.

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Austin 16

The Austin Sixteen Light Six is a British car that was made by Austin from 1927.

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Austin 3-Litre

The Austin 3-Litre is a British saloon car that was introduced by Austin at the London Motor Show in 1967.

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Austin A40

A number of different automobiles were marketed under the Austin A40 name by Austin between 1947 and 1967.

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Austin A40 Farina

The Austin A40 Farina is a small family car introduced by Austin in saloon (1958) and Countryman (1959) versions.

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Austin A70

The Austin A70 Hampshire and later Austin A70 Hereford are cars that were produced by Austin of Britain from 1948 until 1954.

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Austin A90 Atlantic

The Austin A90 Atlantic is a British car that was produced by the Austin Motor Company from 1949 to 1952.

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Austin Cambridge

The Austin Cambridge (sold as A40, A50, A55, and A60) is a motor car range produced by the Austin Motor Company, in several generations, from September 1954 through to 1969 as cars and to 1971 as light commercials.

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Austin Motor Company

The Austin Motor Company Limited was a British manufacturer of motor vehicles, founded in 1905 by Herbert Austin.

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Austin Princess

The Austin Princess is a series of large luxury cars that were made by Austin and its subsidiary Vanden Plas from 1947 to 1968.

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Austin-Healey 3000

The Austin-Healey 3000 is a British sports car built from 1959 to 1967.

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Automatic transmission

An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.

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Bentley

Bentley Motors Limited is a British manufacturer and marketer of luxury cars and SUVs—and a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG since 1998.

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BMC C-Series engine

The BMC C-Series was a straight-6 automobile engine produced from 1954 to 1971.

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BorgWarner

BorgWarner Inc. is an American worldwide automotive industry components and parts supplier.

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Brand

A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.

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British Motor Corporation

The British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC) was a UK-based vehicle manufacturer, formed in early 1952 to give effect to an agreed merger of the Morris and Austin businesses.

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Dinky Toys

Dinky Toys was the brand name for die-cast Mazak zinc alloy miniature vehicles produced by Meccano Ltd.

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Disc brake

A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.

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Executive car

Executive car is a British term for an automobile larger than a large family car.

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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.

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Leonard Lord

Leonard Percy Lord, 1st Baron Lambury KBE (15 November 1896 – 13 September 1967) was a captain of the British motor industry.

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London Motorfair

London Motorfair (London Motor Show) was an alternative London auto show to the British International Motor Show, that was held at Earls Court biannually from 1977 to 1999.

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Longbridge plant

Longbridge plant is an industrial complex in Longbridge, Birmingham, England, currently leased by SAIC as a research and development facility for its MG Motor subsidiary.

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Manual transmission

A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.

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Morris Marshal

The Morris Marshal is a large six-cylinder vehicle which was produced by the British Motor Corporation (Australia) between 1957 and 1960.

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O scale

O scale (or O gauge) is a scale commonly used for toy trains and rail transport modelling.

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Overdrive (mechanics)

Overdrive is a term used to describe the operation of an automobile cruising at sustained speed with reduced engine revolutions per minute (RPM), leading to better fuel consumption, lower noise, and lower wear.

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Pininfarina

Pininfarina S.p.A. (short for Carrozzeria Pininfarina) is an Italian car design firm and coachbuilder, with headquarters in Cambiano, (Metropolitan City of Turin), Italy.

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Rebadging

Badge engineering, sometimes called rebadging, is the practice of applying a different badge or trademark (brand, logo or manufacturer's name/make/marque) to an existing product (e.g., an automobile) and subsequently marketing the variant as a distinct product.

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Rolls-Royce Limited

Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.

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Sedan (automobile)

A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.

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Station wagon

A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate wagon, or simply wagon or estate, is an automotive body-style variant of a sedan/saloon with its roof extended rearward over a shared passenger/cargo volume with access at the back via a third or fifth door (the liftgate or tailgate), instead of a trunk/boot lid.

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Straight-six engine

The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).

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SU Carburettor

SU carburettors are a brand of carburettor of the constant depression type.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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The Motor

The Motor (later, just Motor) was a British weekly car magazine founded on 28 January 1903 and published by Temple Press.

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Vanden Plas

Vanden Plas is the name of coachbuilders who produced bodies for specialist and up-market automobile manufacturers.

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Vanden Plas Princess

For the Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre, see Austin Princess. The Princess is a version of the Austin A99 Westminster produced by BMC from 1959 to 1968, latterly under the Vanden Plas marque.

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Wolseley 6/99

The Wolseley 6/99 was the final large Wolseley car.

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Wolseley Motors

Wolseley Motors Limited was a British motor vehicle manufacturer founded in early 1901 by the Vickers armaments combine in conjunction with Herbert Austin.

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Redirects here:

Austin A105, Austin A110, Austin A110 Westminster, Austin A95, Austin A99, Austin A99 Westminster.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin_Westminster

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