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1957 AUSTIN FX3 D LONDON TAXI

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  • Make: Austin
  • Model: FX3D
  • Type: 3 DOOR
  • Year: 1957
  • Mileage: 37,647
  • VIN: FX3D235717
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: BMC 2. 2 cc
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Blaine, Washington, United States

Description

WE RESCUED THIS 1957 AUSTIN FX 3 D FROM A HORSE TRADER IN CANADA. THE CAR HAD BEEN USED, IN FILM PROPS PRIOR TO IT BEING TRADED OFF.THE AUSTIN NEEDS FULL RESTORATION.VINTAGE RIDZ HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE WORKING CONDITION OF THE MOTOR, GIVEN IT IS DIESEL WE WERE NOT CONCERNED,AS THEY ARE ALMOSTINDESTRUCTIBLE. BUT AS STATED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE LISTING, PRIOR PURCHASING ANY CLASSIC CAR YOU THE (BUYER) ARESOLELYRESPONSIBLE FOR HAVING A PROFESSIONAL INSPECTION PERFORMEDPRIORTO PURCHASE.
The 1957 Austin FX3 D Metropolitan London Taxi cab. powered by the BMC 2. 2 cc diesel engine. Manual gearbox. This was 3 door version produced from 1948 1949 to 1958with open luggage compartment & toolbox. This is one of the last ones to be built.

The FX3 was a popular model. Out of a combined production total of 12,435 FX3 and FL1 models, 7,267 were licensed in London between 1948 and the end of production in 1958.

The FX3 was replaced in 1958 by the Austin FX4, but continued in use in London until 1968. The FX4 ceased production in 1997 and was replaced by the TX series.

The Austin FX3 is still sought after by collectors and enthusiasts of vintage London Transport. Several Austin FX3s have been shipped to the United States of America and to continental Europe by collectors, hobbyists and for use as advertisement icons.

This Vehicle was imported to the USA FROM CANADA

The chassis is appears to be solid, but with all classic cars hiring aprofessionalto inspect the vehicle before purchase is always recommended and is the sole responsibility of the buyer.

All sales are final, so please do your due diligence prior to the end of the auction. We do have a reserve but we are open to offers.


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