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Morris Oxford Series II 1954-1956
Bhp graphs

Dimensions

 

Standard fittings included semaphore indicators for home models, flashing units for left-hand-drive export models; twin sun-visors single-piece windscreen, air intake on top of bonnet for heating and ventilating unit; two rear doors, vertically hinged, and timber finishing strips on traveller body.

Optional extras include Radiomobile car radio.

 

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Engine

Type
BP15M

Number of cylinders

4
Bore mm
73
Stroke mm
89
Capacity cc
1489
Valves
overhead
RAC hp rating
CR
7.4:1
BHP (graphs)
50
at rpm
4200
Valve timing
inlet opens
ATDC
inlet closes
ABDC
exhaust opens
BBDC
exhaust closes
ATDC
Cooling
Thermo-syphon with impeller assistance
Electrics
12-volt positive earth
Gearbox
4-speed synchromesh except first. Steering column gearchange lever
Petrol tank capacity
saloon - 12 gallon , traveller - 10 gallon

Petrol pump

SU electric
Carburation
SU

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Dimensions
Wheelbase
8' 1"
Track front
4' 5"
rear
4' 5"
Length
14' 2"
Width
5' 5"
Weight
21 cwt 2 qtr
Front suspension
Independent torsion bar
Rear suspension
half elliptic
Axle ratio
4.875:1 (8/39)
Tyre size to chassis 232115
5.50x15
232116 on
5.60x15
Brakes
Lockheed hydraulic
Drum size

9" diameter drums
two leading shoes at front

Steering
rack and pinion

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Performance
0 to 50 mph secs
18.2
0 to 60 mph secs
29
standing quarter secs
24.2
Fuel consumption mpg
 26
Maximum speed
 76

 

Body styles aand colours
 
Doors
 
Saloon
4
Black
Clarendon grey
Birch grey
Empire Green
Sage green 
Traveller
2

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Chassis numbers
Start January 1954
161001
Finish October 1956
248341
Total
87,340

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Books and articles (available on the web)

 

Other sources
The Autocar
Issue
page
Series II Saloon Model description
21/5/54
727-31
Series II Saloon Model description
16/7/54
727-31
Series II Saloon Road Test
23/7/54
117-20
Series II Traveller Model description
15/10/54
564
The Motor
Series II Saloon Road Test
29/9/54
292-5
Motor Industry
Series II Saloon Equipment &data
7/53
173, 174
Series II Saloon Model description
6/54
101-3
Series II Traveller Model description
11/54
73, 74
News Exchange
Series II Saloon Model description
7/54
12, 13
Series II Traveller Model description
11/54
6
The Motor Trader
Series II Traveller Service data sheet, No 239
21/9/55
Supplement

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