These Antipodean specials were based on the ADO17 (note the doors), but were treated to unique front and rear styling.
It could be said that the Kimberley and Tasman look rather like the four-door Maxi that was never put into production, but any attempt to dress-up the design failed, in truth. The car was phased out in 1974 to make way for the Leyland P76.
Austin Tasman – identifiable by its single headlamp treatment, front bench seat and “poverty” spec
The Morris versions of Kimberley and Tasman, as sold in New Zealand.
||2227cc 6-cylinders in-line, transversely mounted OHC
||Four speed transmission, front-wheel-drive
||103 PS (DIN) at 5500rpm
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