Automobile [Standard Vanguard 6]

The Standard Motor Company Limited, Manufacturer

1961-1962
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Maker and Role
The Standard Motor Company Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1961-1962
Description
1. Motor vehicle, Standard Vanguard 6 Mk III, saloon, two tone - sea green and ivory white. Sea green colour from door sills to the middle panel of the door. The colour is ivory white up to the window sills. The roof is sea green. Heavy metal chrome bumpers front and rear. 4 doors with chrome door handles. Large boot at the rear. The spare tyre fits into a compartment under the boot with access to the spare tyre from the rear of the car. The car has 2 Lucas headlights on either side of the front of the car. Below the headlights, are 2 small white and orange fog and parking lights. The rear lights consist of a group of 3 lights, red, in an oval shape. There is a group of these lights on either side of the rear of the car. The radio aerial is on the right front guard. There are 2 parallel strips of chrome down the centre of the front bonnet. The tyre size is 575 - 6.00 - 6.4 15. The car is fitted front and back with bench seats. The bench seats have a drop down armrest in the centre. The badge on the front of the car reads: Vanguard Six. The maker's plate on the engine housing reads: Standard Vanguard Mk III Comm.No.W6674-DLZ Manufactured by: The Standard Motor Co. Ltd., Coventry, England. Under these: U.K. Patents 630816 634897. Corresponding Foreign Patents Granted or Pending. The registration number is CG873. Engine No.W6396EH and Chassis No.W6674 DL/2.
Mileage: 75,722 miles.
2. Owners Handbook - Handbook of paper. Information data on the vehicle.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
VANGUARD / SIX Maker's Plate
VANGUARD 6 Maker's Plate
Accession No
2003.870
Credit Line
The Standard Motor Company Limited. 1961-1962. Automobile [Standard Vanguard 6], 2003.870. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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