Production By Model

Morris Minor Production Data

N.B. This data was painfully compiled by the dedicated team of monkeys from a whole heap of books (most written by the esteemed and infuriatingly knowledgeable Ray Newell) and various sources online. Any cockups are definitely down to the monkeys, and nothing whatsoever to do with me. Much.

  Right Hand Drive Left Hand Drive CKD vehicles
1948 501-1208 5501-5705 5001-5258
1949 1209-33303 5706-12876 5259-31052
1950 33304-79576 12877-74794 31053-75804
1951 79757-127671 74795-122944 75805-129026
1952 127672-175495 122945-138500 129027-171131
New chassis numbers introduced 1st April 1952, prefixed ‘F’ (from vehicle number below)
From… 139371 134390 137729

  Four door saloons Two door saloons Convertibles Travellers
1953 MM’s 175496*-176410
last car built 12/01/53
175496*-179839
last car built 23/02/53
175496*-179820
last car built
18/02/53
 
*Chassis numbers no longer differentiated by model
1953 SII 170902-233717**
first car built
–/02/53
178659-233717**
first car built 10/02/53
178664-233717**
first car built
10/02/53
216901-233717**
first car built 30/09/53
** This number is the last used in 1953 regardless of which model fitted to.
1954 233718-307207
1955 307208-395986
1956 SII’s 395987-448714
1956 1000’s 448801-464994
1957 464995-569666
1958 569667-683432
N.B. In January 1958, the last digit in the chassis number prefix was dropped. New prefix beginning ‘M’ used from 666001 on 29/09/58
1959 683433-790006
1960 790007-886160
Chassis numbers 1000000 to 1000349 allocated out of sequence to Millions (chassis 1000000 built 22/12/61
1961 886161-946760
1962 948’s 946761-990289
1962 1098’s 990290-1005482
Last 948cc car built on 17/09/62 – first 1098cc car built same day
1963 1005483-1051385
1964 1051386-1092769
1965 1092770-1131828
1966 1131829-1170438
1967 1170439-1208360
From August 1967 chassis number were suffixed ‘M’ to indicate cars were built at the Morris factory in Cowley
1968 1208361-1241049
1969 1241050-1268275
Last convertible #1254328 on 10/06/69. Last Cowley Traveller #1257425 on 18/07/69. Adderley Park-built Travellers suffixed ‘F’
1970

1268276-1288377 (saloons)/1290812 (Travellers)

Last four door #1288299 and last saloon built for export #1288325 were built 11/11/70. Last two door saloon built following day.
1971 on

1290813-1294082


Travellers only, at Adderley Park. Last Traveller built 04/04/71
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