Classic Car Catalogue

Hillman 1951

Minx Phase IV - discontinued
Minx Phase V - October

Great Britain

Hillman Minx production line at the Rootes Group Manufacturing Division at Ryton, Coventry. The finished unitary body-cum-chassis assembly is suspended at a convenient working height so that the engine and working parts could be raised and fitted into position.

Hillman Minx Mark IV Saloon, Convertible Coupé and Estate Car continue for 1951 without significant changes. These are the only Hillman cars in production.
Introduced in October 1951 Minx Phase V use an improved 1265cc sidevalve engine, featured a floor mounted handbrake and extra brightwork.

Od 1949 roku powstały 90.832 sztuki Phase IV.



Phase IV (1265 cc, 38 bhp) - end
Phase V (1265 cc, 38 bhp) - new
 Saloon, 4dr, 4miejsc
 Convertible, 2dr, 4miejsc
 Estate, 4dr, 4 miejsc

January advert for Minx Phase IV

Minx Saloon Phase V

Minx Convertible Phase V

Minx Phase V Convertible in Canada