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Wolseley Hornet Series II

Overview

Produced: 1963-1966
Types: Saloon,2 doors,4 seats
Wolseley Hornet

New for 1963 was the Wolseley Hornet MkII, basically a more powerful version of this well received up-market BMC Mini. The Hornet MkII introduced more power courtesy of a larger 998cc A-Series engine developing 38bhp and with a top-speed of nearly 80mph.

In mid1964 the Hornet received the improved Hydrolastic suspension to replace the original rubber coned arrangement. Other mechanical improvements included a modified clutch and key staring to replace the separate starter button used previously on the MkI.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
998ccS4 OHVBMC A-Series62.93mm x 76.2mm

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/F

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
78 mph24.1 s0 s0 mpg0 bhp 0

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