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Mark G - August 1961 to November 1966

August 1961

​A new style saloon body incorporating front quarter lights, wind-up door windows, a reverse sloping rear window, front seats adjustable for length and height, a petrol tap operated from inside and locking door handles. All interior trim and seating was grey. An improved Villiers 35A, 250cc engine with a 4-speed positive stop gearbox and a Siba Dynastart was used along with bigger 10" wheels, 7" hydraulic brakes and trailing arm rear suspension, hydraulically damped. Early vehicles used aluminium rear wings with glass fibre fin inserts. Later, the rear wings were all glass fibre.

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May 1962

​The Mark G Ranger was introduced. A van version of the saloon with an opening tailgate, no rear side windows or rear seats and 42 cu. ft, 4 cwt. carrying capacity. Bodies were in primer, but painting now cost an extra £5.00p!

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June 1962

​Introduction of the Mark G Estate. The roof style was the same as the Ranger but with rear side windows and rear seats that could either be laid flat or removed to increase load carrying capacity.

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November 1962

​The Villiers 4T, 250cc twin engine became available as an option. It was advertised as 60 m.p.h. and 60 m.p.g.

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October 1964

​The Tourer was introduced. A 2/3 seater version of the Saloon having non-opening front quarter lights, a rear opening luggage boot, a glass fibre bonnet, a single cylinder engine and no chrome side trim. The twin engine and the body side trim were available but only as an option.

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Chassis Number Range: M/8/40000 to R/11/43246
Total Mark G Production = 3,253 (including 5 pre-production vehicles)