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Standard: Ten (1954-60)

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1955. Standard Ten. Reg No: AEG 859A.
1955. Reg No: HJT 159.
1957. Reg No: SDV 550.
1958. Reg No: TWO 776.
Reg No: 284 VMD.
Standard Ten. Reg No: VSY 246.
Standard Ten. Reg No: XFC 544.
Standard Ten. Reg No: NCO 735.


Note: This is a sub-section of Standard Motor Co

1954-60. 172,500 made. 948 cc Straight-4 ohv engine with speed manual gearbox and optional overdrive


In 1954 the Ten was introduced as a larger engined (and less basic) version of the Standard Eight, though sharing a similar frame and transmission. Overdrive (from March 1957) or a temperamental semi-automatic were available as options. An estate version, the Companion was launched in 1955. It was among the first British estate-wagons to have rear-passenger doors.

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