Austin FX4 Taxi 1970

cars A 002Austin Motor Co Ltd, England

The FX4 taxi was introduced in 1958, with the body made by Carbodies of Coventry on an Austin chassis powered by an Austin diesel engine. This model was the first London taxi to be fitted with 4 doors, and the first to have hydraulic brakes.

Austin 2.2 ltr diesel with Borg-Warner automatic transmission.

Akitv Snow Mobile


Built around a single cylinder Briggs & Stratton engine, this snowmobile is an example of one of the earliest motorised “sleds”, it’s rubber belt tracks and “ski” steering providing fast, effortless transport in the snow.

531 cc, 4 cycle engine, 16 hp at 3600 rpm.