1961 to 1965

Date Change Description
January 1961 Car No. #1000000 - #1000349 (these car numbers designated out of sequence)
Morris Minor 1000000 produced as special edition of 349 cars.
Special features included:
Lilac colour
White upholstery with black piping,
'Minor 1000000' badging on sides of bonnet and on boot lid
Special wheel rim embellishers
October 1961 Two-door Saloon Car No. #925555
Four-door Saloon Car No. #925448
Convertible Car No. #947088
Traveller Car No. #925679
Flashing direction indicators incorporated into front and rear lamps.
Semaphore type direction indicators discontinued.
Glove compartment lid removed.
Windscreen washers fitted on De Luxe models.
Seatbelts anchorage points built into all models.
New range of colours and upholstery offered.
April 1963 Car No. #1039564:
Fresh air heater introduced.
Air intake on radiator cowl.
Redesigned windscreen washer system
October 1963 Two-door Saloon Car No. #1043218
Four-door Saloon Car No. #1043752
Convertible Car No. #1043271
Traveller Car No. #1043226
Windscreen wiper blades lengthened and now work in tandem.
Zone-toughened windscreen introduced.
New design combined side/flasher lamps at front and rear.
Extra round amber flashing indicating light fitted to rear of Traveller.
New type air cleaner fitted to prevent carburettor icing in cold weather.
Nearside (front passenger) door lock fitted to two-door models.
October 1964 Two-door Saloon Car No. #1082280
Four-door Saloon Car No. #1082284
Convertible Car No. #1082717
Traveller Car No. #1082537
New design fascia panel. Better trim and more comfortable seating.
Automatic boot lid support.
Glove box on passenger side fitted with lid.
Combined ignition and starter switch.
Other switches modified to 'flick' type.
Swivel ashtrays under parcel shelf.
Crushable sun visors.
Plastic rimmed interior mirror.
Two-spoke safety dished steering wheel.
Fresh air heater performance improved.
Blocked oil filter warning light fitted.
Crackle finish heater fitted - still offered as optional.