Austin 10 Saloon GRQ 1939-40
4 Door Saloon Deluxe (Home Market)
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Austin 10 Saloon GRQ & GSI 1939-40/1944-47 specifications
4 Cylinder in line
Bore: 2.499in / 63.5mm
Stroke: 3.5in / 89mm
Displacement: 1,125cc
Valves: 8, side
Carb: Zenith downdraught
Max power: 33bhp at

Unitary steel body

Rear wheel drive
Clutch: single, Borg & Beck
Gearbox: 4-speed,
ratios: 5.43, 8.31, 13.22,
21.82 to 1 with 28.1 reverse
Synchromesh on top, 2nd & 3rd
Propshaft: Hardy-Spicer open
Rear axle: three-quarter floating, banjo style casing

Wheels & Tyres
16in bolt-on 'easy clean' ventilated pressed steel Tyres: 5.00 x 16in E.L.P. tyres
Girling roller and wedge,
handbrake on all 4 wheels

cam gear variable ratio
10:1 straight, 14:1 full lock

F & R: semi-elliptic leaf
Hydraulic shock absorbers

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 93/4in
Track - front: 3ft 11in
Track - rear: 4ft 0in
Overall length: 13ft 2in
Overall width: 4ft 101/2in
Overall height: 5ft 4in
Ground clearance: 61/2in
Kerb weight: 17cwt 71lb
Tank capacity: 6 gallons

GRQ/GSI Production
GRQ (1939-40): 14,738
GSI (1944-47): 56,690
Total of all Austin 10
(1932-47: 290,000 approx)