Austin 40 hp

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1912 Austin 40 Vitesse
40 hp circa 1910

The Austin 40 hp motor car was launched in 1907 to replace the 25/30. Manufactured by Austin Motor Company at the Longbridge plant, it was the third model from the company. On sale between 1907 and 1913, 152 cars were produced.[1]

The 40 hp Endcliffe and York models were fitted with a 5843 cc 4-cylinder engine, increased in 1912 to 6236 cc for the 40 hp Vitesse.[2]

The Austin 60 hp was manufactured in 1908 and was based on the Austin 40 hp but fitted with a larger 8764 cc 6-cylinder engine for racing. Around 14 made.[3] The 60 hp was replaced in 1910 by the Austin 50 hp

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austin: 40 h.p.". Grace's Guide. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Austin 40 hp". Classic Car Show. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Austin: 60 h.p". Grace's Guide. Retrieved 7 August 2012.