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Morris Oxford Series VI 1961-1971
Bhp graphs

Dimensions

 

BMC 1.5 litre diesel, available from January 1962 on the saloon.

Heater optional extra on standard saloon. Three-speed Borg-Warner model 35 automatic transmission, optional. Traveller, all-steel body, with upper and lower hinged tailgate. Windscreen wash and heater standard. Saloon, de luxe model fitted with heater, demister, and windscreen washer as standard.

 

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Engine

Types
16AMW, 16KAMW, 16AA, 16CA

Number of cylinders

4
Bore mm
76.2
Stroke mm
89
Capacity cc
1622
Valves
overhead
RAC hp rating
CR
high 8.3:1, low 7.2:1.
BHP (graphs)
61
at rpm
4500
Valve timing
inlet opens
ATDC
inlet closes
ABDC
exhaust opens
BBDC
exhaust closes
ATDC
Cooling
Fan and impeller
Electrics
12-volt positive earth
Gearbox
4-speed synchromesh
Petrol tank capacity
10 gallon

Petrol pump

SU electric
Carburation
SU 1"semi-downdraught HS2

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Dimensions
Wheelbase
8' 4"
Track front
4' 2"
rear
4' 3"
Length
14' 6"
Width
5' 3"
Weight
23 cwt 1qtr
Front suspension
Independent coil spring
Rear suspension
half elliptic
Axle ratio
4.3:1 (9/39)
Traveller up to chassis 8739 Diesel saloon 4.55:1 (11 /41)
Tyre size
5.90x14
Brakes
Girling hydraulic
Drum size

9" diameter drums

Steering
cam & roller

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Performance
0 to 50 mph secs
17
0 to 60 mph secs
25.1
standing quarter secs
22.9
Fuel consumption mpg
 28
Maximum speed
80

 

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Body styles & Chassis numbers
Saloon Start September 1961
79301
Finish April 1971
255327
 
Total
178,026
Traveller
Start September 1961
8501
Finish February 1971
41296
 
Total
32,795

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Books and articles (available on the web)

 

Other sources
Motor Industry
Issue
page
Series VI Diesel Saloon Model description
12/62
98-100
Motoring
Series VI Saloon Road Test
7/64
34, 35

Series VI Saloon Road Test

7/64
47
eries VI Diesel Saloon Model description
4/65
30, 31

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