Automobile [Morris 1100]

British Leyland Motor Corporation, Manufacturer

1972-1973
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Maker and Role
British Leyland Motor Corporation, Manufacturer
Production Date
1972-1973
Description
1972 Morris 1100 saloon. This car was designed by Sir Alex Issigonis who developed the Morris Minor and the Mini Minor. It was the first British car whose engine was fitted in "east/west" configuration. Also the first with "hydrolastic suspension". Price in 1965 for a new vehicle was Pounds 938.
Physical Description
Hydrolastic suspension
Four door saloon
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Signature/Marks and Type
Morris / 1100 / MK / III Maker's Plate
BRITISH / LEYLAND Maker's Plate
Accession No
2003.126
Credit Line
British Leyland Motor Corporation. 1972-1973. Automobile [Morris 1100], 2003.126. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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