Morris Oxford Series V Farina 1959-61
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Morris Oxford Series V Farina 1959-61 specifications
4 Cylinder in line
Bore: 73.02mm
Stroke: 88.9mm
Displacement: 1,489cc
Valves: pushrod overhead
Compression ratio: 8:3 to 1
Carburettors: single
downdraught SU
Power output: 52bhp at 4,350rpm
Torque: 82 lb/ft at 2,100rpm

Maximum speed: 78mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 23.6secs
Overall fuel consumption: 28mpg

Clutch: Borg & Beck single dry
plate, 8in diam
Gearbox: 4 speed, synchromesh
on 2nd, 3rd and top gears
Ratios: Top 4.3, 3rd 5.91,
2nd 9.52,
1st 15.64, reverse 20.45 Final drive: Hypoid bevel' 4.3 to 1

Monocoque steel body

Girling hydraulic 9in drums
Cam gears,cam & peg,
3 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 34ft 9in

Front: Independent coil & wishbone
Rear: semi-elliptic, leaf spring
Anti-roll bars, Armstrong lever arm shock absorbers front & rear

Pressed steel 4 studs
5.90 x 14in crossply tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 31/4in
Track - front: 4ft 2in
Track - rear: 4ft 01/2in
Overall length: 14ft 10in
Overall width: 5ft 33/4in
Overall height: 4ft 113/4in
Ground clearance: 7in
Kerb weight: 21.63cwt

Fuel tank :101/2gallons
Sump: 8pints
Cooling system: 12pints

Morris Oxford Series V Production
1959–1961 87,432 produced?Cost new £815, de-luxe £844 including taxes.