Morris Marshal

The Morris Marshal is a large six-cylinder vehicle which was produced by the British Motor Corporation (Australia) between 1957 and 1960. The car was a Morris branded version of the Austin Westminster which was marketed by BMC Australia's Austin dealers as the Austin A95 Westminster.[6] Production totaled 1,341 sedans, 54 Traveller wagons and 30 panel vans.[5]

Morris Marshal
Overview
ManufacturerBritish Motor Corporation (Australia)
Production1957–1960
AssemblyBrisbane, Qld, Australia[1]
Victoria Park, NSW, Australia[2]
Body and chassis
Body style4-door sedan[3]
5-door wagon[4]
panel van[5]
Powertrain
Engine2,639 cc (161.0 cu in) Straight-6
Dimensions
Wheelbase96 in (2,400 mm)
Length181 in (4,600 mm)
Width63 in (1,600 mm)
Height61.5 in (1,560 mm)
Chronology
PredecessorMorris Isis
SuccessorNone
The Morris Marshal was based on the Austin A95 Westminster (pictured)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barry Anderson, Building Cars in Australia: Morris, Austin, BMC and Leyland 1950-1975, Halstead Press, 2007, page 198
  2. ^ Barry Anderson, Building Cars in Australia: Morris, Austin, BMC and Leyland 1950-1975, Halstead Press, 2007, pages 204 & 208
  3. ^ Morris Marshal advertisement Retrieved from www.flickr.com on 15 October 2009
  4. ^ 1958 Morris Marshal Countryman image Retrieved from www.technispec.com on 3 February 2010
  5. ^ a b Morris Marshal. The forgotten Holden competitor, www.uniquecarsmag.com.au Retrieved on 21 June 2013
  6. ^ Tony Davis, Aussie Cars, 1987, page 71

Further readingEdit

  • Dennis Harrison, Morris Marshal 1957–1960, Restored Cars, No 91, March–April 1992, page 20