Classic Car Catalogue

Humber 1965

Sceptre Mk I - discontinued
Hawk Series IV / IVA
Super Snipe Series V / VA
Sceptre Mk II - new model in the autumn

Great Britain

Sceptre MkII of 1965, gets 85 bhp 1725cc engine, restyled front, and optional auto. The Humber Sceptre has established a reputation as the most luxurious and superbly-equipped car in its class. Now a new and improved 1,725 c.c. engine brings more powerful sports performance - with overdrive as standard, or fully-automatic transmission as an extra. New features also include striking frontal styling, smart interior trim, with additional driving refinements and luxury appointments.This new Humber Sceptre is a prestige car of quality, finely-engineered, reliable and economical and magnificent value at a modest price.
Hawk Series IVA main improvement is the reintroduction of Borg Warner automatic transmission.

Sceptre Mk I

Mk I (4 cyl, 1592 cc, 80 bhp)
 Saloon (wb: 8'5'')



Series IV (4 cyl, 2267 cc, 73 bhp, wb: 9' 2'')
 Estate Car


Super Snipe and Imperial

Super Snipe (6 cyl, 2965 cc, 129 bhp; wb: 9' 2'')
 Estate Car
Imperial (6 cyl, 2965 cc, 129 bhp; wb: 9' 2'')

Imperial Saloon

Super Snipe

Sceptre Mk II

Mk II (4 cyl, 1725 cc, 85 bhp)
 Saloon (wb: 8'5'')