Ford Anglia E494A (1949–1953)

The model, code E494A, was a makeover of the previous model with a rather more 1940s style front-end, including the sloped, twin-lobed radiator grille. Again it was a very spartan vehicle and in 1948 was Britain’s lowest-priced four-wheel car.

An tested by the British magazine The Motor in 1948 had a top speed of 57 mph (92 km/h) and could accelerate from 0-50 mph (80 km/h) in 38.3 seconds. A fuel consumption of 36.2 miles per imperial gallon (7.8 L/100 km; 30.1 mpg-US) was recorded. The test car cost £309 including taxes.

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Including all production, 108,878 were built. When production as an Anglia ceased in , it continued as the extremely basic Ford Popular until .


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