MM Series II
Oxford MO (R4 SV, 1476 cm³,)
– ost.rok. Powstało 159960 szt. w wersjach Saloon i
end of prod. in March.
Cowley (1200 cm³,)
– nowy model
Oxford II (1489 cm³,) – nowy
Isis (2639 cm³,)
– nowy model
Morris Minor Series II Traveller is a new variant with shooting-brake
style bodywork. The ash body frame is panelled in aluminium from
the driving compartment back. The rear seat folds flat to give
additional luggage space. The wheelbase size is the same as the
other Morris Minor models, namely 7 ft 2 in. Later type grille
MM, better seats and central speedo from 1954.
Series II is powered by the BMC B-Series 1½ -litre 50-bhp
OHV engine. It has a new mono-construction body which, although
having the same wheelbase and track as the preceding Series MO, is
In July a simplified version of the Oxford
appeared, named the Cowley; this model has the 1200-cc 42 bhp
engine which also powers the contemporary Austin A40 range of
The Morris Six was end of prod. in March 1954-some two
months before the announcement of the Series II Oxford.
Morris Isis is a replacement for the Morris Six. Introduced in 1954, it
is visually almost identical to the Oxford but with slightly
longer bonnet to contain the 80 bhp 2639 six cylinder C series
unit from the Austin A90. Gear change is on the column, steering
is by Bishop cam, and suspension brakes and tyres are beefed up to
take the extra weight and power.