Compañía Industrial de Automotores (CIDASA)
Compañía Industrial de Automotores SA , short CIDASA , was an Argentine manufacturer of British BMC Morris and Riley automobiles in the 1960s.
British Motor Corporation took over in 1965, the vehicle production of Siam Di Tella from Monte Chingolo . The production of automobiles was continued. The brand names were now MG , Morris and Riley . In April 1967 the production ended. Overall, developed around 7000 vehicles.
On offer were the models MG 1650 , Morris 1650 and Riley 1500 as four-door sedans , Morris 1650 Traveler as a four-door station wagon and Riley 1500 pick-up as a pick-up .
They were the successors of the Di Tella 1500 and belonged to the model family BMC ADO9 . The Riley had the well-known four-cylinder engine with a 73 mm bore , 89 mm stroke , 1489 cc displacement , and 56 PSPower. MG and Morris had a larger four-cylinder engine with 76.2 mm bore, 89 mm stroke, 1622 cc and 75 hp.
The vehicles wheelbase of 2546 mm 4520 mm long, 1610 mm wide and 1520 mm high. The empty weight was given as 1090 kg.
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