1954 Hillman Minx Mk VII Convertible Rootes

1954 Other Makes Hillman MK VII Minx

Condition: Used
Make: Other Makes
Model: Hillman
Type: Convertible
Trim: MK VII Minx
Year: 1954
Mileage: 68,317
VIN: A1405822LCX
Color: Maroon
Engine: 1265
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan/Brown
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Morgan Hill, California, United States
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This is a 1954 Hillman Minx Mk VII convertible. I bought this from a gentleman that owned it for over 40 years. For several years he had it on the showroom floor of his motorcycle dealership. I don't really want to sell it but I've just run out of room.

When I got the car I was immediately impressed with its rust free condition. For safety sake I replaced all the wheel cylinders, brake hoses, and had the brake shoes radiused to match the drums. The 1265 cc flat head engine starts right up and cruises nicely with its four speed on the column shifter. The upholstery was redone by the previous owner.....probably within the last 10 or so years ago. I added a correct factory clock and ammeter. Paint is in good condition although there is some pitting on the boot (trunk lid). One added extra feature is the front and rear bumper guards. I've never seen another Mk Hillman with them. The car is registered and up to date and has a clear title and is wearing correct 1954 California license plates. Some of the pictures show a Klumbo license plate that have now been removed

Hillman Minx convertibles of this era are extremely rare. Do a web search and try to find another that has sold recently. There just aren't that many out there. This car isn't perfect but it's a great driver and always gets attention at car shows.

The car is available to view and test drive. Call with any additional questions. 408-593-7375

  • Hillman Minx Mark VII Convertible Coupe, model year 1954, version for North America
  • 2-door convertible body type
  • RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
  • petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement: 1265 cm3 / 77 cui, advertised power: 28 31.5 kW / 38 42 hp / 38 43 PS ( net SAE ), torque: 78.5 Nm / 58 lb-ft
  • characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4051 mm / 159.5 in, wheelbase: 2362 mm / 93 in
  • reference weights: base curb weight: 965 kg / 2127 lbs