Little Red NotVette: 1962 Hillman Husky Series II

This next car isn’t something that’ll break records at the Nürburgring…in fact, it probably wouldn’t make a complete lap without stopping for a repair or two, but that shouldn’t stop you from owning one of the coolest cars to ever come out of the Rootes Group factory in England. The seller of this car doesn’t include many pictures or specs, but the Husky is powered by a 1.4 liter inline-4 that will propel this little wagon from zero to 60mph in just under 27 seconds on the way to a blistering top speed of 73.4 mph. Eat your heart out McLaren. Find this 1962 Hillman Husky Series II offered for $5000 in Rochester, NY via eBay.

From the seller:

Car runs/starts/stops/drives well. Odometer quit at 49,000 miles, true mileage unknown. Engine: Runs well, rebuilt at some point, leaks a little oil. Lots of new parts. Transmission: Manual 4 speed on the floor, shifts properly. Brakes: System completely rebuilt with all new wheel cylinders, brake shoes, hydraulic lines and master cylinder. Emergency brake even works. Wheels/tires: 6 – stock rims sand blasted/primed/painted. All tires have only 10% wear. 6 new port-a-walls. Interior: Seats and door panels professionally re-upholstered. New carpet and floors insulated. Speedometer and fuel gauge not working, has after market Stewart Warner gauges. Momo steering wheel. Glass: Windshield has minor wiper blade scratches ( comes with crated NOS windshield ). All windows original and in good shape. Rubber gaskets mostly dried out. Body: Decent repaint at some point, a few spots starting to show through. (view video) Chassis: Very good condition, all structural points are solid. Spares: Various engine parts, used good and NOS wind shield, original steering wheel. CAR CAN BE VIEWED ON YOUTUBE BY TYPING IN – 1962 HILLMAN HUSKY ROCHESTER.

Car is licensed and insured, serious inquiries welcome to a test drive. Underneath can be viewed on a 42″ lift. HOOD ORNAMENT (Nash) DOES NOT GO WITH SALE. As is where is. Thank you!

Item specifics

VIN (Vehicle Identification Number):HPS260882Mileage:1234567
Vehicle Title:CleanMake:Other Makes

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