Hillman Husky Series 1 1957-61
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Hillman Husky Series I 1957-61 specifications
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4 Cylinders in line ohv
Bore: 76.2 mm
Stroke: 76.2 mm
Displacement: 1,390cc
Compression ratio: 7:1
Carburettors: Zenith 30 VMB downdraught

All steel unitary, vynide upholstery

Maximum speed: 71.4 mph
Acceleration: 0-50 mph 17.8sec
Max power: 43bhp at 4,000 rpm
Fuel consumption: 27-3mpg

Clutch: 7.25in Borg and Beck,
single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed
Synchromesh on upper 3 gears
Ratios: Top 4.778, 3rd 7.126, 2nd 11.807,
1st 17.045, reverse 22.726
Prop shaft: Hardy Spicer open
Final drive: spiral Bevel 9:43

Hydraulic 8in Lockheed drum all round

Burman worm and screw

Front: Independent, coil spring
and wishbone, telescopic shock absorbers
Rear: Semi-elliptic, leaf spring, lever arm shock absorbers

Bolt on disc wheels with
5.60 x 15in crossply tyres

Wheelbase: 7ft 2in
Track - front: 4ft 0.5in
Track - rear: 4ft 0.5in
Overall length: 12ft 7.5in
Overall width: 5ft 2in
Overall height: 5ft 1in
Ground clearance: 6.5in
Turning circle: left 28.5ft, right 28ft
Unladen weight: 18.75cwt
Front/rear distribution55/45
Fuel tank capacity: 6.25gals

1958 to 1960
Price new: £698 17s
(£465 + £233 17s purchase tax)