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PRE-WAR MINOR NETWORK

The online magazine for enthusiasts of the vintage Morris Minor 1928-1934...

...in affiliation with the

Page last updated 19th August 2015

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Model History...

THE MORRIS MINOR MODEL RANGE 1928–1934 (EXCLUDING COMMERCIALS)

1929 Season

Fabric Saloon, Four Seat Tourer.

1930 Season
Fabric Saloon, Four Seat Tourer, Coachbuilt Saloon.

1931 Season (Initial model range)
Fabric Saloon, Four Seat Tourer, Coachbuilt Saloon, Two Seat Semi-Sports.

1931 Season (Supplemental Model Range – staggered launch between 19th December 1930 and middle of March 1931)
Side valve engine two-seater (£100 Minor), Side valve engine Fabric Saloon, Side valve engine Coachbuilt Saloon,(both saloons launched February 1931) Side valve engine Four Seat Tourer (launched March 1931)

1932 Season
Overhead valve engine Family Eight Four Door Saloon, Overhead valve engine Sports Coupe,
S/V Four Seat Tourer, S/V Coachbuilt Saloon, S/V Two Seat Tourer

1933 Season
Model range unchanged except for Family Eight and Special (name change from Sports) Coupe models, which were now powered by the side valve engine.

1934 Season
Model Range unchanged from 1933

Minor colour schemes table...

Click on the blue button to open a table detailing Morris Minor colour schemes from the commencement of the1929 season to the end of production in July 1934.

Morris Minor brochure entries...

Morris Motors published their brochures on 1st September each year. Within their pages were contained the detailed descriptions and specifications for the following calendar year's cars. The 1929 model year Morris Minor therefore made its first appearance in the Morris Motors range brochure dated 1st September 1928. In addition to the range brochures Morris also published other leaflets from time to time. Below are examples of both types of documents. More will be added as they become available. (The 1931 S.V. Brochure scans were provided by Tony Gamble - with thanks.)

The Minor within the Morris Range 1928 -1934...

In the twenties and thirties the September editions of the Morris Owner magazine all carried a feature article on the following season's range of cars. The only exception found was for 1928, when upon its launch the Minor was featured quite separately to the remainder of the range. The PDFs below illustrate clearly how the Minor fitted neatly into the the ever growing Morris range and also how it incorporated the advances in technical devolopment and automotive fashion during this period.

Special thanks are due to Ken Martin for his help with this feature.

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