Automobile [1925 Austin 7]; Austin Motor Company (England, estab. 1905, closed 1...

Name/Title

Automobile [1925 Austin 7]

About this object

1925-26 Austin 7. Maroon body with black mudguards, soft top. Powered by a 747 cc (46 cubic inch), 4-cylinder, water-cooled engine, 7.8 HP with 3 forward gears and 1 reverse. Fuel consumption is over 60 mpg and could do up to 50 mph (80 kph). Front wheel brakes have been added for road safety - not authentic. The brakes are on all 4 wheels - pedal operated on rear wheels, hand-lever operated on front wheels.

Maker

Austin Motor Company (England, estab. 1905, closed 1952)

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1925

Place Made

England

Subject and Association Keywords

1920s

Collection

Road Transport

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Automobile/Motor Vehicles/Land Transportation T&E/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

1978.729

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