Classic Car Catalogue

Hillman 1930

Vortic (8cyl) - since 1928
Straight 8

Great Britain

Hillman at Olympia Motor Show in London. The saloon in the centre is a Fourteen.

Hillman produce two types of cars, the 12.8 HP Fourteen and the 19.7 HP Straight 8. Various body styles are available.
Tourer 2dr 2+2
Drophead Coupé 2dr 2
Saloon 4dr 4. fabric, fabric sports, coachbuilt saloon types
Straight Eight:
Tourer 2dr 2+2
Saloon 4dr 4 sports saloon type also
Drophead Coupé 2dr 2

October 1929

Hillman Straight 8 Segrave Coupé is new for 1930 and is powered by a 2620-cc (63 x 105 mm) 52.5-bhp eight-cylinder inline engine. Shown with the new car are Major Sir Henry Segrave, world land speed record holder, and Captain Irving, Technical Director of the Hillman-Humber-Commer Combine.




Entries and results:
  Race: Entered: Raced: Finished:       Best results:
26-29.01.1930 Rallye Monte Carlo 1 1 1 2 2618cc Bruce 21st

Mrs Victor A. Bruce and her Hillman which she drove from Sundvall to take 21st place in Rallye Monte Carlo.