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Morris Marshal

Morris Marshal
Overview
ManufacturerBritish Motor Corporation (Australia)
Production1957–1960
AssemblyBrisbane, Qld, Australia[1]
Victoria Park, NSW, Australia [2]
Body and chassis
Body style4-door sedan[3]
5-door wagon[4]
panel van[5]
Powertrain
Engine2,639 cc (161.0 cu in) Straight-6
Dimensions
Wheelbase96 in (2,400 mm)
Length181 in (4,600 mm)
Width63 in (1,600 mm)
Height61.5 in (1,560 mm)
Chronology
PredecessorMorris Isis
SuccessorNone

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

  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

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