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B.M.C.


Announces


MORRIS

MAJOR



And



AUSTIN
LANCER

  The Morris Minor now has a big brother - the Morris Major, a four door, four seater, 1,1/2 litre family saloon


  The Major has established two "firsts" It is:

  The first Morris to come from B.M.C.'s new production line at its  13 million pound plant at Victoria Park, near Sydney


The first new Morris to be marketed in Australia before being  introduced in Britain.


The Major is 2 1/2 inches longer than the Minor, half an inch higher and two inches longer.  It has 541 c.c. greater engine capacity, four cubic feet of extra luggage space, bigger brakes and a slightly larger fuel tank.

  The new Austin family saloon - the  Lancer - was also introduced in Australia last month.


  The four door, 1,1/2 litre litre Lancer seats four people, is compactly designed and has  the performance of a much  bigger car. It has a top speed of eighty miles per hour and when cruising, runs up to 40  miles to the gallon.


  The Lancer, also is the first Austin to come from B.M.C.'s Sydney production line, and is released in Australia before its introduction to Britain.


   The Lancer has a power- to- weight ratio of 2.8 b.h.p. to one cwt. And a rear axle ratio which gives the impression of overdrive in top gear