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Morris Minor Royal Mail Van 1965-71
PLEASE NOTE: Prints of Royal Mail vans not available (many LCVs that will appear on this site with livery are exmples only and may contain trade marks and other copyright imagery). See readable specifications below illustration

Morris Minor Royal Mail Van 1965-71 6cwt Specifications
4 Cylinder inline water cooled
Displacement: 1,098 cc
Bore: 64.5mm
Stroke: 83.7mm
Valves: Pushrod/overhead
Compression ratio: 7.5:1
Carburettors: Single SU HS2
Max Power: 48bhp at 5,100 rpm


Maximum speed: 74 mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 24secs
Overall fuel consumption: 35-40mpg

Unitary steel body on steel chassis

Lockeed hydraulic, Front: 8in drums,
Rear: 7in drum

Clutch: Single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed,
Ratios: Top 1:1, 2nd 2.172:1,
1st 3.628:1 3rd 1.412:1
Reverse 4.664:1
Differential ratio 4.55:1
Rack and pinion
Camber: 1º
Steering wheel: 2.6 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: Left 32ft 11in,
right 33ft 1in

Front: independant torsion bars
Rear: Live axle, semi-elliptic leaf spring, Telescopic dampers

Bolt on 14in x 4.25J pressed steel disk

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 2in
Track - front: 4ft 2.6in
Track - rear: 4ft 2.3in
Overall length: 12ft 1in
Overall width: 5ft 1in
Overall height: 5.5ft
Ground clearance: 6.75in
Unladen weight: 15cwt
Tank capacity: 6.5gals

Minor Production
Royal Mail Vans: 24,134
Telephone Vans: 27,866

All Morris Minor variants
1948-1972: 1,620,000
Vans 1953-72: 326,627