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50th Anniversary  1964-2014
Morris 1100


The British Motor Corporation of Australia released the Morris 1100 on Feburary 17th 1964, declaring

"Its The Car You Hoped Would Happen"

And it was!... Australians went into a buying frenzy which saw dealer stocks sold out in the first two weeks and a six week waiting list develop. By August more than 11,000 had found eager new owners but BMC Australia struggled to keep up with the demand. The most popular colours, white and green, were still wait-listed a fortnight at Christmas.

Nearly 90,000 were built during its 5½ year production run. But, some 40 years later, survivors are relatively scarce.


Morris 1100 advert

The purpose of this website is to help and encourage the preservation and restoration of the surviving Australian Morris 1100s by collecting and sharing knowledge and information about these increasingly rare cars. If you own (or used to own) an 1100 or are restoring one, I'd be interested to hear about it. Send a small photo if you have one!

Contact:    Last updated on the 16th of February 2014

 

Please note: Due to the large volume of spam that is received I use a junk mail filter. Unfortunately a few legitimate emails are filtered out mistakenly from time to time. In any case please don't expect an immediate response as this website is not a commercial entity but rather a hobby and recreational interest and as such, email is not necessarily checked daily.