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Simca 1300/Simca 1500. 1963–6 (prod. 275,626 for 1300, 162,183 for 1500). 4-door saloon, 5-door estate. F/R, 1290, 1475 cm³ (I4 OHV). Aronde replacement with ‘Rush’ 1290 cm³ carried over. Conventional, roomy, robust by 1960s’ standards. Coil springs and double wishbone suspension at front, Panhard rod live rear axle. Twin carburettors on 1500. Automatic 1500GLA from 1965, the same year estates announced, with picnic table converted from cargo floor on 1500GL.

Manufacturing location: Poissy, France

Marque: Simca | Predecessor: Simca Aronde P 60 | Successor: Simca 1301, 1501

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