American Austin Bantam Club 

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The American Austin was conceived on British soil but born a true Yank. Sir Herbert Austin successfully introduced his tiny English Austin Seven in 1922. The American Austin Car Company was organized in 1929 to manufacture the American version in Butler, Pennsylvania.  The new cars were introduced in the heart of the Great Depression in 1930. Expectations were high but sales were low. Sadly, American Austin filed for bankruptcy in June 1934 after building 20,000 vehicles. 

American Austin 1930 to 1934

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1930 Austin roadster
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1931 Austin business coupe
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1932 Austin Cabriolet
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1933 Austin suburban
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1934 Austin pickup
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American Austin Specifications:
Model Years : 1930-1935
Wheelbase: 75 inches
Payload: 500 pounds
Engine 14 hp., 4 cylinder

Designer: Count Alexis deSakhnoffsky

Body styles and model years:
5-window Coupe, 1930-1935
3-window Business Coupe, 1931
Cabriolet, 1932
Long wheelbase 4-pass. Coupe, 1932
Panel Truck, 1931-1935
Pickup Truck, 1931-1934
Roadster, 1930-1935
Roadster Pickup, 1932-1933
Suburban Coupe, 1933
Van, 1932-1933

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