Austin
AUSTIN MAXI 1750HL/HLS

5-door 5-seater hatchback.

Like 1300GT, an up-gunned version of basic model. Never applied to smaller engine, 1750HL tune had 91bhp (DIN), with twin SU carbs. HL engine downgraded in Spring 1979, hot version rebadged as HLS. Only manual transmission ever available. As pundits once commented: 'Almost a good car'.

Technical Specifications
Engine
1748cc (S4 Tr OC)
Configuration
Front engine, front-wheel drive
Production dates
1973 to 1981
Number produced
59,937
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