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Hillman Minx Phase VII

Overview

Produced: 1953-1954, 60711 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Convertible,2 doors,4 seats
Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Hillman Minx Phase VII

The last Hillman Minx to use a sidevalve engine, the Minx Phase VII, made its debut in 1953. The new Minx featured mainly cosmetic changes plus the customary additional trim and extra brightwork. The rear of the Minx Phase VII featured a larger boot and extended rear wings.

Once again the Minx was available with a choice of different body types including saloon, estate, convertible and the hardtop coupe "Californian" model. Production only lasted until 1954 when it was replaced by the Phase VIII Minx. 

 

 

0 - 50 mph - 21.4 secs

Standing Q-m - 25.3 secs

Fuel Consumption - 32.3 mpg

Max Speed - 69.1 mph

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
1265cc4 65mm x 95mm6.6

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
7' 9"4' 0"13' 3"5' 3" 0 (18)0' 0"

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