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 :: Early in the year


Austin 1100 production begins in Spain.

 :: Early in the year


The Morris Marina is discontinued in Denmark to make way for the ADO28 (Morris Marina). This just leaves the Austin 11/1300 in production.

 :: Early in the year


The radiator housing was removed from the inner wing, due to cost cutting measures.

 :: Early in the year


"Pot" drive shaft joints appear on the "A" series engine.

 :: March


Fourth gear manual hold on automatic transmission models removed. Quadrant indicator replaced showing only three forward gear hold positions.

 :: April


Morris 1500 and Nomad discontinued. However, large stockpiles meant that the cars were sold until mid 1972.

 :: October


Austin Victoria launched in Spain. Based around the Austin Apache. The frontal styling was given more attention and the car was fitted with twin headlamps.

 :: November


Single drivers wing mirror no longer fitted to Austin 1300 Countryman. Replaced by single door mirror fitted to the drivers door. Electrically operated rear heated window now available as an optional extra.

 :: End of year


Innocenti Austin I5 discontinued.


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