Hillman Imp Deluxe YAB 697G
Cost New in 1969 £612.00
Chasis No B413008322 HSO
Registered 1st July 1969
No of keepers 7
1983 – 1990 Mr Lane 161 Ombersley Rd Worcester WR3 7BX
1995 – 1997 Mr Oliver The Old Barn Pebworth
1998 – 2000 Mr D Hartwell 10 Clifford Chambers Warwickshire CV37 8JB
2000 – 2003 John Saunders 3 Holland Gardens Garston Watford WD2 6JN
2003 – present Andy Smith
Kerb weight 708kg
Engine Aluminium four cylinder inline type with an overhead camshaft
Cubic Capacity 875cc 39 B.H.P.
Carburettor Single Solex B.30 P.I.H.-5
Wheels 12L x 4J pressure front 15lbs in2 rear 30lbs in2
Imp de luxe
wide doors that open wide; seats
covered with AMBLA artificial leather, modelled after the body's shape; fold
down the rear seat and you have 500ltr luggage space.
The opening front quarter vents distinguish the De Luxe version. They can be swivelled wide for maximum ventilation.
Extras that could be had: ventilator; radio; 'heavy duty' shock absorbers; reverse lights; seat belts; white wall tyres; etc.
Mark 3 This revision is sometimes referred to as the introduction of the Mk 3. never badged as suchIn October 1968 the Mk II designation was discontinued. The whole range of Imps was revised: all models (except the Stiletto) were given a new interior. They got new seats and upholstery and many variations of external trim. The new facia was full width with a round set of gauges including the speedometer.