Thursday, April 13, 2017

Not Turbo: 1956 Morris Minor Traveller Wagon

The Morris Minor was launched in 1948 as a replacement for the pre-war styled Morris Eight to much acclaim, brouhaha, and caterwauling.  The design was created under the direction of legendary Alec Issigonis and was the first British car to sell over a million examples.  Find this 1956 Morris Minor Wagon offered for $999 in Norwalk, NY via craigslist.



The Minor Traveller was a wood framed estate version of the Minor that used exposed and lacquered ash as frame - no sense in hiding something as cool as structural wood in your car.  This Minor is powered by a 1.0 liter version of the BMC A-series engine, wheezing out 48 horsepower and 60 ft-lbs of torque. It will be marginally faster to 60mph than the dog.


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4 comments:

  1. Bought fast by a family of termites for Easter dinner.

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  2. Needs Mike and Ed's touch maybe a spot of tea.

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  3. I see this is the 'Turbo' model, so no wonder it sold so quickly....

    cheers....JeffH

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