Classic Car Catalogue

Austin 1939

Seven - discontinued
Big Seven - discontinued
Ten - discontinued
Twelve - discontinued
Fourteen - discontinued
Eighteen - discontinued in September
Twenty-Eight - discontinued in September
Eight - new model in February
Ten - new model
Twelve - new model
Sixteen - new model

Great Britain

New Austin range.
Zakończono produkcję modelu Seven. Od czerwca 1922 roku powstało 290 tysięcy egzemplarzy tych małych samochodzików a licencje sprzedano do Niemiec (Dixi), Francji (Rosengart), USA (American Austin) i Japonii (DAT).
In 1939 the Seven and the 7.99 HP Big Seven were superseded by the new Eight.
Austin 1939 range comprise more than 25 models in seven series. During the year two new models were added: a new Eight and a redesigned Ten. The other models are much the same as for 1938 but with detail improvements.


          - discontinued


Seven Ruby

Big Seven

wb: 87½ in.
(2222 mm)
4 cyl.
900 cc
25 bhp
7.99 HP
- discontinued
Fixed head Saloon    
Sliding head Saloon `  




    4 cyl.
1125 cc
32 bhp
9.99 HP
- discontinued
Cambridge Saloon Fix head    
Cambridge Saloon Sliding head    
Conway Cabriolet    






Ascot Cabriolet on 12 HP chassis. The folding roof could be fixed in one of three positions: up, halfway open or fully lowered. Similar-looking but of different dimensions are the Conway (10 HP) and Goodwood (14 HP) Cabriolets.








Austin Norfolk Five-seater Saloon on the 18 HP short wheelbase (9 ft 4 1/2 in) chassis with 2510-cc side-valve Six engine. Permanent hydraulic jacks facilitates the raising of all four wheels or the front and rear wheels in pairs.

Twenty Eight



28 Ranelagh Limousine

The Twenty-Eight Ranelagh Limousine is Austin's most luxurious model and costs £700 (cheapest 1938/39 Austin is Seven Two-seater at £108). The 27.75 HP six-cylinder engine has an aluminium cylinder head and develops 90 bhp. Cubic capacity is 4016-cc, wheelbase 11 ft 4 in. tyre size 6.50-17. Glass partition, folding occasional seats and electric telephone are included in the standard specification.








10 Sliding Head Saloon

10 Open Tourer




12 Saloon