Hillman 1932

Vortic - ost. rok
Wizard 65/75
Minx - nowy model

Great Britain

Włączenie Grupy Hillman-Humber do koncernu Rootes.

Deliveries of the new Minx commenced, after a few modifications, in the Spring of 1932. The engine is a 9.8 HP 1185-cc (63 x 95 mm) side-valve Four, developing 25 bhp at 3600 rpm. Gearbox is three-speed, wheelbase 7 ft 8 in. The chassis cost £120 and there are four Saloon and two Tourer body types available from the factory (price range £159 to £198).



(R4 cyl, SV, 1185 cc, 25 bhp)
 Drophead Coupé, 2dr, 2 miejsc
 Tourer, 2dr, 2+2 miejsc, sports tourer type also
 Saloon, 4dr, 4 miejsc, 4-light, 6-light, club saloon types

Hillman Minx Tourer was driven by Captain T. Yates Benyon from London to Calcutta in 1932 in an attempt to beat the mail boat. He covered 6,803 miles in 33 days.

Hillman Minx with attractive two-seater bodywork by Carbodies of Coventry. It cost £185 and for only just over £2 10s. extra one could have the radiator stone guard (shown) and a spare wheel cover.




Hillman Wizard, introduced in 1931, seen here on the desert sands near Cheops, Egypt, with Pyramid in the background.







entries and results:

  Event: Entered: Raced: Finished: Best results:
01.1932  Rallye Monte Carlo     1 51 Noble   35th

Noble's Hillman with a caravan in RMC.