Austin - FX3 FL1 - 1955

Description
Austin - FX3 FL1 - 1955
Located in: Netherlands - with Dutch registration - 55620 km - 3 - Good condition: visible signs of wear and general aging

Austin FX3 FL1 Taxi Cab 1955
Located in: Netherlands - with Netherlands registration - 55620 km - 3 - Good condition; visible signs of wear and general aging

The car was imported into the Netherlands in 1984 and was with 1 owner for 36 years who kept the auto in the garage for all these years and maintained it very good.

Recent technical maintenance was done, new break pads and new tires. A few years ago the back seat was restored and refurbished with genuine leather. The car was professionally sprayed/painted in it's original white colour. The rest of the car remains in the original state.

Very unique and original in white colour. Three doors, right hand drive with the luggage compartment on the left. Very unique, original and working taxi meter.

The Austin FX3 was introduced in 1948, built by Carbodies in Coventry and financed and owned jointly by Carbodies, Austin and Mann and Overton. The FX3 first appeared with a 2.2 litre petrol engine. There are 7267 examplaries of the FX3 were built from 1948 to 1958. The FX3 is also the first London cab to have been exported in numbers all over the world.

Over the years the car was participating in museum exhibition, showrooms and oldtimer classic clubs.

The car can be viewed in Wassenaar, Netherlands

Lot details
Brand
Austin
Model Type
FX3 FL1
Year
1955
Located in
Netherlands
Mileage reading
55620 km
Registration papers
with Dutch registration
Condition
3 - Good condition: visible signs of wear and general aging
Transmission
Manual
Fuel
Petrol
Colour
White
Horse Power
51
Cubic capacity
2174
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