The following describes the meaning of type designations (Item 1.1 on
This will give you an indication of what mechanicals the car had when it was made.
The information was gathered mostly from the parts manuals and there may
be some that are not shown and others where the car had a different transmission etc.
The following is the information for the P and S models (B18 engine) :
|P 18334||M40gearbox.||All markets except USA|
|P 18335||M41 gearbox.||All markets except USA|
|P 18344||M40 gearbox.||US market only.|
|P 18345||M41 gearbox.||US market only.|
|P 18394||M40 gearbox.|
|P 18395||M41 gearbox.|
With effect from week 33 1966, the type desigation has been complemented with a sixth
1 or 2, showing whether the car is LHD or RHD.
The following are for 1969 (Chassis number 28300) and up that are equiped with B20 engines.
182 ch -37549
|184353||B 20E||496940||M 41|
182 ch 37550-
183 ch 1-
The final digit in the type designation tells you that
1 = the car is LHD
2 = the car is. RHD
3 = the car is LHD, for USA, CANADA with the exception of California
4 = the car is LHD for California
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