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Timeline > 1972

 

Click on a year below to see what changes were made to the 11/1300 range. Where additional content is available to view, a link is placed for your convenience.

 
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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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