Classic Car Catalogue

Humber 1963

Hawk Series III
Super Snipe Series IV
Sceptre - January

Great Britain

Humber Sceptre Saloon was added to the Humber range at the start of the year and based on the Hillman Super Minx and Singer Vogue. Distinguishing features include a small radiator grille of vertical bars, twin headlamps, sidelamp units set in horizontal bar side grilles and rear fin mouldings forming a 'Vee' around the rear lamp clusters. The technical specification include a close ratio four-speed gearbox with standard overdrive and servo-assisted front disc brakes. Engine is tuned 1592cc with twin carbs on first few, giving 80 bhp and 88 mph top speed.



Series III (4 cyl, 2267 cc, 73 bhp, wb: 9' 2'')
 Estate Car


Super Snipe

Series IV (6 cyl, 2965 cc, 124 bhp; wb: 9' 2'')
 Estate Car



(4 cyl, 1592 cc, 80 bhp)
 Saloon (wb: 8'5'')