Vintage and Classic Cars

MORRIS 8

Lot No
1
Description
1938
Engine Type : In-line 4 Cylinder Side Valve
Fuel Type : Petrol
Engine Power : 8 Hp
Transmission : 4 Speed Manual
Body Type : 4 Door Saloon with Sunroof
Right Hand Drive
Tenure of Current Owner : 14 years
Estimate
Rs. 10,00,000 - 12,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 15,15,344

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

This car belongs to the series II designation that was launched in September 1937. An ideal introduction to pre-war motoring, being simple to maintain and easy to drive. This series predominately had cosmetic updates, they included painted rather than plated radiator surrounds, and disc wheels replaced the previous wire spoke ones, another feature of the presented lot is the sunroof. On the technical front, the car was powered by a 918 cc four-cylinder side-valve engine with three-bearing crankshaft and a single SU carburettor with maximum power of 23.5 bhp. The gearbox came as a three-speed unit with synchromesh on the top two speeds and Lockheed hydraulic brakes were fitted.

Provenance : Property of a gentleman based Mumbai.

This lot cannot be exported out of India (payment only in Indian Rupees).