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Shirley Mk2 Shirley Shirley Mk2
 
Style Original design tourer
Made by Shirley
Produced 1959 to 1960
   
The Shirley Mk2 was a development of the Mk1, the redesign most prominent in the nose section. Like a lot of specials of this era the Shirley was based around Ford Popular (upright) models which provided the chassis and mechanical components.

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BMC C Series engine

Austin C-Series engine in an Austin-Healey 3000 Mark IIThe BMC C-Series was a straight-6 automobile engine produced from 1956 to 1971. Unlike the Austin designed A and B-series engines, it came from the Morris engines drawing office in Coventry. Displacement was 2.6 to 2.9 L (2912 cc) with an 83.3 mm bore and 88.9 mm stroke.Applications: 2.6 L (2639 cc) 77x89 mm 1954-1959 Wolseley 6/90 1954-1959 Austin Westminster A90/A95/A105 1955-1958 Morris Isis 1958-1959 Riley Two-Point-Six 2.9 L (2912 cc) 83.36x88.9 mm. Four bearing crankshaft. 1953-1959

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