- The Morris Marina were manufactured by Leyland Australia from 1971 to 1972.
- This version was manufactured at Zetland as an interium model car based on the British Marina.
- The early cars were only available in 4 cylinder models with a 1500 and 1750 cc OHC engine version.
- Continual reworked by Leyland Australia, for Australian conditions, produced the Leyland Marina.
- When Leyland Australia finished they had built a six cylinder 2623cc OHC powered production car as well as continuing with the 4 cylinder 1750 cc OHC engine range.
- Leyland was also looking at putting in a V6 engine based on the V8 used in the P76.
- Leyland Australia was experimenting with a V6 Marina 3.3 ltr which
- is beleived to be still on the road and V8 4.4 ltr version for Bathurst 1975 Hardie 1000 series.
- The production six cylinder was raced at Bathurst in 1974 and as a standard machine was able to push the Holden Toranas and Ford Cortinas of that era.
To see a Modern Motors article on Australia Marina TC model.
European and Americas
- Sports Car World April 1975 page 39 British Leyland showed a Marina TC fitted with front and rear aerodynamic aids which, the company clams , reduce drag by 14 percent and give a 10 percent fuel saving.
- Testing was done in the wind tunnel of MIRA 's establishment.