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Hillman Minx Phase III

Overview

Produced: 1948-1949, 28619 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Convertible,2 doors,4 seats
Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Hillman Minx Phase III

Hillman finally broke free from its pre-war, conservative styling in 1948 with the arrival of a new Minx family, starting with the Minx Phase III. The Minx had a new transatlantic look inspired by the designs of American stylist Raymond Loewy. Saloon, convertible and estate versions of the Minx were available to tempt buyers both at home and abroad in the more important export markets.

The Phase III Minx used the early 1185cc sidevalve engine and remained in production until the arrival of the Phase IV model in 1949. 

Buyers Guide Hillman Minx (1948-1957) featured in Practical Classics September 2008 – available from our sister site Bookbase.  Click Here to view

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1185ccS4 SV63mm x 95mm6.3

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
7' 9"4' 0"13' 1"5' 2" 0 (0)0' 0"

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