According the Australian Hillman club website at
the Peykan is still made in Iran. This was confirmed by another website.
Someone on the Hillman list would probably now the details
> Make that from 1966 to at least 1979 - the 1725 lived on in the
> Commer/Dodge/Fargo/Talbot forward-control vans, albeit with cast-iron
> heads. But there's nothing to swapping an engine over to alloy head - simple
> parts swap. Just don't forget the camshaft!
> Now, what about the Peykan engines??? How late did (do?) they go?
> Jon Arzt
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Since the 1725 block was basically unchanged through the next generation
> > Sunbeams...fastback mini Barracudas....these factory short blocks were
> > and were available from 1966 through at least 1969.