Austin

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Austin Motor Company
Industry Automotive
Fate Merged, The marque is dormant and may be reused.
Successor British Motor Corporation
Founded 1905
Defunct 1952
Headquarters Longbridge, England
Austin Marque
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Official marque logo, revised by current owners SAIC.
Type Automotive marque
Owner SAIC
Discontinued 1987
Previous owners Austin Motor Company (1905–1952)
BMC (1952–1967)
British Leyland (1967–1986)
Rover Group (1986–1988)
BAe (1988–1994)
BMW (1994–2000)
MG Rover Group (2000–2005)

The Austin Motor Company was a British manufacturer of automobiles. The company was founded in 1905 and merged in 1952 into the British Motor Corporation Ltd. The marque Austin was used until 1987. The trademark is currently owned by SAIC after being transferred from bankrupt subsidiary Nanjing Automotive.


[edit] List of Austin models


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