BMC, Leyland and Rover engines

Engines : K-Series

In taking over from the venerable A-Series, Rover’s high-tech K-Series engine had a hard act to follow. However, it went on to earn itself an unenviable reputation for fragility in […]

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BMC, Leyland and Rover engines

Engines : H and K-Series prototypes

About 15 years before the K-Series engine was launched in the Rover 214, Austin’s Engineers had produced another one with the same name – this would have powered a new generation of Mini which, in the end, never saw the light of day. […]

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists
Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists
BMC, Leyland and Rover engines

Engines : S-Series

Another evolution of the E-Series engine, ARG’s S-Series emerged capable and strong, and proved a remarkably capable mid-range power plant after a false start with the R-Series ‘hybrid’. Mike Humble […]

BMC, Leyland and Rover engines

Engines : O-Series

The O-Series was designed to act as the company’s mid-range engine mainstay for the late 1970s and beyond. If at first you don’t succeed… The formation of Austin-Morris from the […]

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BMC, Leyland and Rover engines

Engines : B-Series

The B-Series engine started out as a humble 1.2-litre unit that powered the Austin A40 Devon. Over time, it was developed – and developed – and developed. Middle-market mainstay After […]