Morris Marshal

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Morris Marshal
Overview
Manufacturer British Motor Corporation (Australia)
Production 1957–1960
Assembly Brisbane, Qld, Australia [1]
Victoria Park, NSW, Australia [2]
Body and chassis
Body style 4-door sedan [3]
5-door wagon [4]
panel van [5]
Powertrain
Engine 2639 cc Straight-6
Dimensions
Wheelbase 96 in (2,400 mm)
Length 181 in (4,600 mm)
Width 63 in (1,600 mm)
Height 61.5 in (1,560 mm)
Chronology
Predecessor Morris Isis
Successor None

The Morris Marshal is a large six-cylinder vehicle which was produced by the British Motor Corporation (Australia) between 1957 and 1960. The car was a Morris branded version of the Austin Westminster which was marketed by BMC Australia's Austin dealers as the Austin A95 Westminster.[6] Production totaled 1,341 sedans, 54 Traveller wagons and 30 panel vans.[5]

The Morris Marshal was based on the Austin A95 Westminster (pictured)


References[edit]

  1. ^ Barry Anderson, Building Cars in Australia: Morris, Austin, BMC and Leyland 1950-1975, Halstead Press, 2007, page 198
  2. ^ Barry Anderson, Building Cars in Australia: Morris, Austin, BMC and Leyland 1950-1975, Halstead Press, 2007, pages 204 & 208
  3. ^ Morris Marshal advertisement Retrieved from www.flickr.com on 15 October 2009
  4. ^ 1958 Morris Marshal Countryman image Retrieved from www.technispec.com on 3 February 2010
  5. ^ a b Morris Marshal. The forgotten Holden competitor, www.uniquecarsmag.com.au Retrieved on 21 June 2013
  6. ^ Tony Davis, Aussie Cars, 1987, page 71

Further reading[edit]

  • Dennis Harrison, Morris Marshal 1957–1960, Restored Cars, No 91, March–April 1992, page 20