Classic Car Catalogue

Standard 1961

Ten Companion - discontinued in January
Ensign - discontinued in August
Vanguard Vignale - discontinued in August
Vanguard Six

Great Britain

Standard Vanguard Six was released by Standard-Triumph in the autumn of 1960. This new model is externally similar to the four-cylinder engined Vanguard, however, the interior is finished to a more luxurious specification and three- and four-speed manual and automatic transmissions are available. The six-cylinder, 1998-cc, ohv power unit develop 85 bhp at 4500 rpm and the car have a top speed of 90 mph. Saloon and estate car versions are available, priced at £1021 and £11 34 respectively.
Standard Vanguard Vignale Saloon received a number of changes including recirculating ball steering, longer rear springs, flush fitting scuttle air intake, four-speed gearbox with central gearchange as standard (three-speed with column change to order). Phase III estate car also available. Both models were discontinued in the summer of 1961. 26.276 units were sold.
18.852 Ensings were built.
The 6cwt van based on the Ten or Pennant was given increased capacity and appeared in 7cwt and 10cwt guise. The engine came from the Triumph Herald.
 

Ensign

Ensign (1670 cm³) - discontinued in August
 Saloon
 Estate (?)

 

Vanguard

Vignale (2088 cm³, 68 KM) - discontinued in August
Six (1991 cm³, 80 KM)

 

Companion and Van

(948 cm³) - discontinued in January
 Estate Car
(1174 cm) - new model
 Van
 Pick-up