Austin / Austin Allegro

Austin Allegro

Vitals

  • Engine
    1.0L
  • Transmission
    5-spd man w/OD
  • Seating
    5 passengers

Specs

Austin Allegro 1100 De Luxe manual 45HP (33 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1500 Super De Luxe 5 speed manual 65HP (48 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1500 Super De Luxe Estate Car 5 speed manual 65HP (48 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1300 Super De Luxe Automatic 4 speed automatic 56HP (41 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1500 Super De Luxe Automatic 4 speed automatic 65HP (48 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1500 Super De Luxe Estate Car Automatic 4 speed automatic 65HP (48 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1300 Super De Luxe Estate 4 speed manual 56HP (41 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1750 HL Automatic 4 speed automatic 90HP (66 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1300 Super De Luxe 4 speed manual 56HP (41 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1300 Super De Luxe Estate Automatic 4 speed automatic 56HP (41 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Austin Allegro 2 1750 HL 5 speed manual 90HP (66 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Austin Allegro 1100 manual 49HP (36 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Austin Allegro 1500 manual 70HP (51 kW) @ 5600 rpm
Austin Allegro 1750 manual 81HP (59 kW) @ 5000 rpm
Austin Allegro Manual 87HP (64 kW) @ 5600 rpm
Austin Allegro Estate Manual 87HP (64 kW) @ 5600 rpm
Austin Allegro 1.3 Estate Manual 87HP (64 kW) @ 5600 rpm
Austin Allegro 1.1 Manual 90HP (66 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Austin Allegro 1.7 Automatic Automatic 70HP (51 kW) @ 5600 rpm
Austin Allegro 1.7 Manual 81HP (59 kW) @ 5000 rpm
Austin Allegro 1.3 manual 96HP (70 kW) @ 5350 rpm
Austin Allegro 1.5 Manual 96HP (70 kW) @ 5350 rpm
Austin Allegro 1.5 Automatic Automatic 96HP (70 kW) @ 5350 rpm
Austin Big 7 manual 25HP (18 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Austin Sports 20 n/a n/a

Videos / Austin Allegro

Austin Allegro: The Car's the Star Part One

Austin Allegro Development/Introduction Pt1

A model that crossed four decades – Austin Allegro

Austin Allegro Austin Allegro celebrated its 40th anniversary in Month of May 2013. The one of a kind car is especially known for its square or quartic shaped steering wheel. During the mid 1970’s the sensational design of Allegro inextricably entwined with the problems of Leyland. The brand created a range of cars that showcased high quality, sturdy performance and a classic outlook. As suggested by its name: “Allegro”, the car was truly musical and brisk. Early drivers of Austin Allegro stated that the car was exceptionally lively and truly fast. The exotic range encompassed of twelve models. This included two door and four door models.

A car remodeled to suit your needs

Austin Allegro, Photo #2 Every car in the Austin Allegro series had an engine capacity, which varied across 1098cc to1275cc. The “A” series of Allegro has an advanced engine that powers up to 1485cc and 1748cc. The configuration was derived from the old “Maxi” range. Moreover, the “A” series had mind blowing glass fiber door cills which add more life and strength to the model. The glass fiber was made by BTR Permali. The model allowed users to decide the required colors and designs. This allowed enthusiastic drivers to re-model their own car! The car allowed drivers to choose from three different colors, namely green, beige and brown. Conversely, some of the Allegro models opted by early car aficionados were truly colorful and cheerful!

Quality and fineness

The developers had several special features incorporated into their special Allegro series. This includes the hydra gas suspension system, the famous quartic steering wheel and a thermostatically controlled electric cooling fan. The model was not put together to replicate the brand’s predecessor releases. This evolved to be the main reason behind Allegro’s success. The whole car was built to symbolize quality and fineness. The stylish car was stubby but rounded to position a pure two seat with lots of storage space. The storage unit attributes to the space ahead the toe board and behind transverse engine.

The success story!

Austin Allegro, Photo #3 Furthermore, the Allegro has standard wind up window door glasses. These units are accompanied by windscreens that slope steeply and a cabin that is well furnished with inviting seats. Stylishly, the sharp edged car was fashionably led by Italy’s Giorgetto Giugiaro. He brought forward the idea of round panels, to create the long lasting timeless models of Allegro. The enthralling range of cars combined advanced technology with powerful mechanics. This allowed the car run at steep speeds even on rough, uneven roads.

When Allegro crosses money

With all this been said, the Austin Allegro came out at a starting price of $1159. The British car was appreciated for few months before its rivals, MGB, Morris Minor and Mini took over its look and market! With nearly 1000 Allegros sold till the year 2006, the car’s market has come to a close. It did survive the race lost by several world famous models like Morris Marina. The Allegro displayed the prestigious touch of British Leyland, the model allowed buyers put money at the top and this is when Austin Allegro comes right next to it!