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Oxford Six 1920 - 26

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This was the first six cylinder Morris produced and used an engine which shared as many components as possible with the four cylinder Hotchkiss.  Not surprisingly the engine soon gained a reputation for crankshaft breakage.  Fewer than 50 were sold, mainly because, although the chassis was nine inches longer, this was to accommodate the extra length of the engine and there was no more room for passengers than the cheaper Oxford. 

 A rare picture of the Oxford Silent Six.

Oxford six 1920-26

Engine

Number of cylinders

6
Bore mm
70
Stroke mm
102
Capacity cc
2355
Valves
side
RAC hp rating
18.23
CR
BHP
39
at rpm
2800
Coolant
water
Carburation
SU
Dimensions
Wheelbase
9'3"
Track
40"
Length
13'0"
Width  
Weight cwt  
Front suspension
half elliptic
Rear suspension
half elliptic
Axle ratio  
Tyre size
28 x 3
Performance
0 to 50 mph secs  
standing quarter secs  
Fuel consumption mpg  
Maximum speed  
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