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Parts, Service and Restoration for Uncommon
British Antique Vehicles

Kip Motor Company specializes in Nash Metropolitan, London Taxi, and other uncommon, classic British vehicles for parts, service and restoration. We service British makes and models that are no longer supported by their original manufacturer such as Austin (BMC), English Ford, Rootes Group (Hillman, Humber, Singer and Sunbeam),  Standard-Triumph, and Vauxhall plus many more. Our expertise and knowledge of these vehicles is second to none.

Our goal is to provide you with the parts, expertise and knowledge to maintain your vintage British vehicle to the highest level of authenticity and originality.

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AEC Commercial Cab

AEC

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Berkeley B60 or SA322

B60 – SA322

B60 or SA322 used the Anzani 2 cyl motorcycle engine 322cc (15hp). The “60” indicates theoretical top speed. 1956; Production: 163.

B65 – SE328

Berkeley Sports SE328 was fitted with the Excelsior Talisman 328cc 2 cylinder (18hp) motorcycle engine. 1957-58; production: 1,280.

Berkeley B90 SE492

B90 – SE492

The Berkeley Sports SE492 was fitted with the Excelsior Talisman 492cc 3 cylinder (30hp) motorcycle engine. 1957; Production: 666.

B95- B105

The Berkeley B95 was fitted with the Royal Enfield “Meteor” 692cc, 2 cylinder (40hp) motorcycle engine. The B105 with Royal Enfield “Constellation” 692cc, 2cylinder (50hp) engine. Combined production:200.

T60 or T60/4

The Berkeley T60 is a three wheeled car powered by the earlier Excelsior 328cc engine. The T60/4, commonly known as the “Foursome”, also powered by the Excelsior 328cc engine had a back bench for children.

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MG Magnette

MG Magnette

1953-58 1489cc 4 cylinder ZA/ZB; Mk II & IV 1489cc – 1622cc 1959-68

MGB Authentic & Reproduction Parts

MGB

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Morgan 4+4

Morgan 4/4

1947-51 Morgan 4/4 – Roadster or drophead coupe, 2 or 4 seat; 1267cc 4 cyl Standard engine. 1955-68 Morgan 4/4 – Roadster, lower priced than Plus 4. Series II – 1172cc (36hp) Ford side valve engine. 1960-61 Series III – 997cc (39hp) Ford ohv engine with optional disc brakes. 1961- Series IV 1340cc (62hp) Ford engine, front disc brakes standard. Series V – 1498cc Ford engine (competition model uses Ford Cortina GT engine). 1963 – fiberglass Coup – based on Plus 4 chassis; production: 26.

Morgan +4

Plus 4

1950-68 Morgan Plus 4 – Roadster (drophead avail 1954-56; 2088cc (68hp) Standard Vanguard engine; 1991cc (90hp) TR2 engine (1954); 100hp TR3 engine (late 1955); 2138cc TR4/4A engine (1959).

Morgan +8

Plus 8

1968- Plus 8 – Roadster, early versions have Ford 1600 or Ford Cortina GT1600 engines. Later versions have Rover 3.5L aluminum V-8 (184hp). Since 1971, only propane powered coversion have been imported. (20-30 gas version imported prior to 1971).

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Morris Minor

Morris Minor

1948-53 Minor Series MM – 2 or 4 door saloon or 3 door convertible with 918cc 4 cyl side valve (27hp) engine; production: 176,000.
1952-56 Series II – Traveller, van and pickup added; 803cc 4 cyl (30hp) engine; production: 269,838.

Morris 1000

Morris 1000

1956-62 Morris 1000 – Curved windshield & larger rear window, 948cc (37hp); production: 554,048.
1962-71 1000 – 1098cc (48hp); production: 303,443.

Morris Oxford

Morris Oxford

1948-54 Oxford – four door saloon or Traveller. Series MO: 1476cc 4 cyl (41hp) with 4 speed; production: 159,960.
1954-56 Series II – new bodyshell; 1489cc 4 cyl (50hp); production: 87,341.
1956-59 Series III – two tone paint, 55hp; production: 58,117.
1957-60 Series IV Traveller – All steel body with four doors, production numbers included in Series III.
1959-61 Series V – Farina styled body; production: 87, 432.

Morris Commercial Truck

Other Morris

1948-53 Morris Six – four door saloon replaced by Isis; 2215 cc 6 cyl (70hp); production: 12,400.
1954-56 Morris Cowley – four door saloon, between Minor & Oxford; 1200cc (42hp) engine; production: 17,413.
1956-69 Morris 1500 – 1489cc (55hp) engine; production:4,623.
1955-56 Isis – four door saloon and two door Traveller; basically Oxford with big engine; 2639cc 6 cyl (86hp); production 8,541.
1956-58 Series II – 90hp; production 3,614.

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Riley RM2

RM

1945-55  A series of executive cars using the 1 1/2 Litre (1496cc) 4 cyl or the 2 1/2 Litre (2443 cc) Big Four engine until succeeded by the Riley Pathfinder.

Riley RM2

RMA

1945-52 First postwar Riley 1 1/2 Litre 1496cc 4 cyl

Riely Pathfinder

Pathfinder

1953-57 “RMH” 2.5L 4 cyl
Last of the Big Four engine.

Riley One-Point-Five

One-Point-Five

1957-65 One-Point-Five 1489cc 4 cyl

Riley 4/68

1959-61 Riley 4/68 1489cc 4 cyl

Riley 4/72

 1961-66 Riley 4/72 1622cc 4cyl

Riley Two-Point-Six sedan

Two-Point Six

1957-59 Two-Point Six, 2635cc 6 cyl

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Rover P2

P2

Rover P3

P3

Rover P4

P4

Rover

SD1

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Singer Roadster 4AD

Singer Roadster

1946-52 SM-9 – Four seat roadster with leather interior; 1074cc (37hp) with 3 speed. 1950-52 4A – Roadster with four speed transmission & vinyl seats. 4B – Deluxe version; late 1952 versions of SM-9 have independent front suspension from SM 1500.
1951-55 SM 1500- four seat roadster (4AD); 1497cc (50hp) engine with Solex carb; most US versions have twin Solex carbs (58hp). Production: 3,450.
Singer 4A, Singer 4B, Singer AD, Singer 1500

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Sunbeam Alpine

Sunbeam Alpine

1959-67 Alpine- Two seat convertible with removable hardtop; based on Rapier chassis with front disc brakes; 1494cc ohv 4 cyl (78hp) with 4 speed. 1960-62 Alpine Series II – 1592cc (80hp). 1962-63 LeMan – Fastback coupe (approx 150 produced). 1963 Alpine Series III – 82hp (77hp for hardtop). 1964 Alpine Series IV – 87.5 hp, optional automatic transmission, clipped fins. 1965-67 Alpine Series V – 1725cc (92.5 hp).
1964-67 Tiger Mk I – Alpine with beefed up suspension. Mk IA – 260 cid Ford V-8 (164hp); production MK I – 3762; Mk IA – 2705. 1966=67 Tiger Mk II – 289 cid (200hp); production: 672.

Sunbeam Rapier

Sunbeam Rapier

1949- Talbot 90 – Sedan. Mk II 2267cc ohv 4 cyl (70hp). 1953-55 Talbot Alpine – Large two door convertible; 2267cc (77hp) with 4 speed on column. 1959-67 Alpine- Two seat convertible with removable hardtop; based on Rapier chassis with front disc brakes; 1494cc ohv 4 cyl (78hp) with 4 speed. 1960-62 Alpine Series II – 1592cc (80hp). 1962-63 LeMan – Fastback coupe (approx 150 produced). 1963 Alpine Series III – 82hp (77hp for hardtop). 1964 Alpine Series IV – 87.5 hp, optional automatic transmission, clipped fins. 1965-67 Alpine Series V – 1725cc (92.5 hp).

Sunbeam Talbot

Sunbeam Talbot

1949- Talbot 90 – Sedan. Mk II 2267cc ohv 4 cyl (70hp).
1953-55 Talbot Alpine – Large two door convertible; 2267cc (77hp) with 4 speed on column.

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Austin Sheerline A125

Austin Sheerline A125, Austin Princess A135

1947 A110 Sheerline – Four door saloon; 3460cc 6 cyl (110hp) DS1;
1947-1958 A125 Sheerline- Four door saloon, short wheel base (SWB) and Limo (LWB) 3995cc 6 cyl (130hp); production 3000; DS1/DM1.

1950-55 A125 Sheerline Ambulance/Hearse based on the LWB Limo; DA1/DH1.

1947-1950 A120/A135 – Princess I Saloon (SWB) and Princess I Limo (LWB) based on A110 chassis initially powered by 3460cc upgraded to 3995cc and designated as A135; production 773/57; DS2/DM2.

1950-53 A135 Princess II- large, four door SWB saloon and LWB Limo; 3995cc (130 hp), production 669/91; DS3/DM3.

1953-56A135 Princess III SWB Saloon and LWB Limo 3993cc (130hp); production: 229/51; DS5/DM5.

1956-59 Princess IV Saloon based on the A135 with upgraded 3995cc engine and twin SU HD6 carbs increased output to 150hp. In 1958, “Austin ” dropped from name and Flying A replace by Coronet badge; hubcaps redesigned with center “P”. Last of the Big Princess Saloons. Production 175; DS7.

1957-1959 Princess IV LWB Limo same as the DS7; production 24; DM7.

Vanden Plas 4L Princess Limo

Princess 4L Limo

1952-68 4L – Luxury, long-wheelbase version of the A135; 3993cc 6 cylinder; 4 speed gearbox with synchromesh on 2-4 gears. Automatic transmission optional. Hydraulic front and rear brakes with front shoes and servo assist. Seven/eight seater finished by Vanden Plas coach-builders in the finest British leather and burr walnut fasica. Production 3238; DM4.
1953-67 4 light or 6 light LWB Saloons identical to the DM4. Production 88; DS6.

1955-60 A135 Ambulance/Hearse build on the Austin A135 LWB chassis as the DM4 sharing same mechanicals; Flying A and Austin hubcaps. Production 82/182; DA2/DH2.

1960-68 A135 Princess Ambulance/Hearse built on the DM4; Vanden Plas Coronet and “P” hubcaps. Production 78/433; DA3/DH3.

Vanden Plas Princess 4L

Princess 3L

1958-59 3L – Vanden Plas designed and built using BMC’s C Series 2912cc 6 cylinder engine with 108hp essentially a luxury version of the A105; production: 500; badged as an Austin Princess.
1960-64 3L Mk II badged as Vanden Plas Princess 3L saloon with 2912cc 6 cylinder 120 b.h.p., three speed gearbox (column change) with semi automatic overdrive; 3 speed Borg Warner automatic transmission optional.   Front disc brakes, rear drum with servo assist. In July 1960, Austin name was dropped; from Princess 3L to Vanden Plas 3L.

Vanden Plas Princess 4LR

Princess 4LR

BMC Vanden Plas with Rolls Royce set out to design a new Bentley model. Instead, the Vanden Plas 4LR delivered with RR FB60 alloy engine with 180hp output. Fitted as standard was the Borg-Warner D8 automatic transmission. New cam gears Hydrosteer power steering unit was also standard. Engine fitted with twin SU carbs HS8; Front disc brakes, rear drums with vaccum servo asssit. The rear end of the car was rounded out removing the 3L ‘fins’ and new horizontal rear light cluster fitted. In front, new side/flasher units fitted and fog lights were recessed into front panel instead of mounting on bumper as 3L. Various production problems dogged the 4LR and sales declined until model dropped in 1968.

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