The car known in the UK as the Morris Marina was sold as the Austin Marina in a number of overseas markets, including the US, Canada and South Africa.
1973 Austin Marinas.
1974 Austin Marinas.
1974 Austin Marina coupe
Austin Marina GT. The brochure spoke of its “race-proved 1798cc MGB power plant”, and its ability to reach 50mph in just 9.5 seconds…
1973 Austin Marinas. Modifications for the Canadian climate included “an extra heavy-duty battery and alternator, a pre-engaged starter and a ballasted ignition system”.
The 4-cylinder, 1748cc Austin Marina 1750/4
The 6-cylinder, 2623cc Austin Marina 6
South African Marina brochure
Marina brochure supplied by John Shepherd
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