Austin A40 Sports - car classics
A description of the vehicle
Detailed technical specifications and description of the model is available here.
Want to buy Austin A40 Sports?
Leave us your request for the purchase, we will select for You a car in the United Kingdom or the United States is in excellent condition and with a good story. Help with making a deal and delivery.
You can leave your comments about the car, as well as to hear the opinions of other visitors here.
Do you like this car?
Used Austin A40 Sports Cars
Austin A40 Sports
Austin A40 Sports - British sports car 1950 issue, convertible convertible. For the first time it was demonstrated at the London Motor Show in 1949. The car has been focused on the American market. It was the first sports model, which released the Austin after the Second world war. All have been designed 4011 copies. The designer of the model was made by Eric Nile. Since 1951, the car was produced with minor changes.
The machine had independent front suspension and verhneklapannym engine. The volume of the engine was 1200 cm3. At 5000 rpm he could develop the capacity of 46 HP. Over a body of work the company В«JensenВ». Model could ramp up to 105 km/h. The absolute record was recorded in 1951 - 125 km/h. The car was chetyrehmestnym, body type - the two-door coupe. Gearbox - four-stage.
To increase sales, the developers have decided on a desperate step - they declared that they will tour around the world at Austin A40 Sports for 30 days. In the end, this feat was accomplished in just 21 days - of course, with the assistance of the flight of transport, with the help of which model to overcome the expanse of water. When production stopped, Leonard Lord, the head of the company, personally visited in the United States and started to work on the next model, Austin A90 Atlantic.
Latest Austin A40 Sports listings offered via internet auctions:
price: £5,550.00AUSTIN A40 SPORTS CONVERTIBLE 1953 PROJECT ( JENSEN ALLOY BODIED)
price: £18,000.001952 Austin A40 SPORTS DROP HEAD 1200 CC Convertible Petrol Manual
price: $10,100.001951 Austin A40 sports Rare Jensen Body
price: $12,100.001951 Austin A40 sports Rare Jensen Body
Love this car? You can buy it!
We are engaged in the purchase of retro cars at auctions UK and the us with the shipping and customs clearance.
Other Austin models from our catalogue:
- Austin 3-Litre
- Austin A30
- Austin A35
- Austin A40 Sports
- Austin Cambridge
- Austin Champ
- Austin Gipsy
- Austin Westminster