Austin A110 Westminster specification
As for A99 except for:
Produced: Longbridge, 1961-64. 26,105 Mk I and Mk II-type A110s built.
Engine and transmission: 120bhp at 4,750rpm; 163lb ft at 2,750rpm. Optional Borg-Warner automatic transmission.
Chassis: Rear suspension with transverse anti-sway hydraulic damper. Optional power-assisted steering from summer 1962.
Dimensions: Wheelbase 9ft 2in; height 5ft 0.5in. Weight 3,470lb.
Distinguishing features from previous model: Restyled facia, manual gear-change on centre-floor and twin exhaust system.
Typical performance: Maximum speed 102mph; 0-60mph 13.3sec; standing 1/4-mile 19.4sec: overall fuel consumption 19mpg.
Launch Price: £1,270
Derivatives: Series II model took over in spring 1964. Wolseley 6/110 was mechanically identical, but with different nose style and interior trim.
Fate: Discontinued in the spring of 1964 in favour of Mk II models.
Trivia fact: Austin Westminster A110: The mainstay of the BMC Competitions Department Chase and Mechanics Fleet they even had a limited number of estate versions built although some were based on the VDP version. Derek Astle and Mike Sutcliffe entered the 1962 Monte Carlo rally in one with Robert Glenton from the Sunday Express. Glenton drove it through a wall when the brakes overheated and the car failed to finish.
Source: "The Cars of BMC" - Graham Robson (Motor Racing Publications, 1987)