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1955 Humber Hawk SOLD

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  • £6,995 As stated
  • 1955
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Humber
Model Hawk
  MK6 A
Year 1955
Mileage 61,000 miles
Country UK
Region Nottinghamshire
Status Trade
Ref C1157511
Craner Classics are offering this stunning looking Humber Hawk first registered 1955, vin number - A the details belowH50. It's powered by a 2.2 67cc straight for OHV. These cars were made from 1954-1957. 18,836 were made as 4 door saloons. 4 speed manual gear box and column change with overdrive. The wheel base was 105.5 inches and 4597 mm wide. These cars were once the bank managers and solicitors. This is an extremely rare car according to DVLA records there are only about 12 of these models left. This one we have here is the MK 6 A with the wooden dashboard and wood trim. The car is in very nice order indeed and drives beautifully with no faults. If your looking for a classic car this type of quality please give Craner Classics a call - the details below

The main change with the Mk VI, which was introduced in June 1954, was the fitting of an overhead-valve cylinder head to the engine. The rear of the body was slightly changed, which made the car longer. In 1955 an estate version with fold-down tailgate appeared.

The April 1956 Mk VIA was a fairly minor upgrade, with changes mainly to the interior. A de-luxe version was added to the range.

A replacement, slightly more powerful and with an entirely new body was announced in May 1957.

The motoring correspondent of The Times claimed that any previous Hawk owner would be "astonished" by the Mark VI's 20 per cent more powerful engine's ability to effortlessly swing the car along at 70 mph. Cold starting was very good. The engine was not always so willing to start when cold. The tyres were inclined to squeal on not very sharp corners taken at any more than a modest speed. The brake lining area is now 40 per cent more than on the Mark V. The driver's windscreen wiper is badly located.

A Mk VI estate car with overdrive tested by the British magazine The Motor in 1956 had a top speed of 79.7 mph (128.3 km/h) and could accelerate from 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in 25.2 seconds. A fuel consumption of 22.8 miles per imperial gallon (12.4 l/100 km; 19.0 mpg?US) was re

The car is now ready for viewing, so if you would like to arrange an appointment to view or book a test drive please get in touch at Craner Classic Cars, The Gate House, Nottingham.

Any questions, please call on  the details below for a no-obligation friendly chat as we don't get to answer all our emails.
 
We can also arrange delivery to your door.
 
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corded. The test car cost £1405, including taxes.
 
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