Austin A110 Westminster
|1961 to 1968|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||4-door saloon|
|Related||Wolseley 6/110 Vanden Plas Princess 3-litre Mark II Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre R|
|Engine||2.9 L C-Series I6|
|Transmission||4-speed manual: synchromesh on top 3 ratios Borg Warner 3-speed automatic|
110 in (2,794 mm)
|Length||188 in (4,775 mm)|
|Width||68 in (1,727 mm)|
In 1961was the first A110 Westminster. This version had an extended (by 2 in/51 mm) wheelbase, which allowed more space in the rear compartment as well as improving the roadholding, a floor-mounted gear lever. 13 in wheels were substituted in 1964's Mark II models.
VARIATIONS AND OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES: compression ratio 7.3 : 1, max power (SAE) 121 hp at 4750 rpm, max torque (SAE) 148 1b ft, 20.5 kgm at
2000 rpm; Borg-Warner automatic gear box, hydraulic torque convertor and planetary gears with 3 ratios (I 2.31, II 1.44, III 1, Rev 2.01), steering column gear lever, axle ratio 3.545 power assisted steering.
Wolseley produced a 6/110 version, and there was a Vanden Plas Princess Mark II with the C-Series engine, now uprated to 120 hp (89 kW). The same basic body was also used for a Rolls Royce-engined Vanden Plas Princess 4 Litre R, and the body even formed part of a prototype Bentley.
MAX SPEED: 104 mph, 167.4 km/h;
max power (SAE): 126 hp at 4750 rpm
max torque (SAE): 163 1b ft, 22.5 kgm at 2750 rpm
max number of engine rpm: 4800
specific power: 43.3 hp/l
max speed in 1st gear: 29.2 mph, 47 km/h
max speed in 2nd gear: 54.7 mph, 88 km/h
max speed in 3rd gear: 102 mph, 164.2 km/h
max speed in overdrive: 104 mph, 167.4 km/h
power-weight ratio: 26.7 lb/hp,