Various Austin distributors in Australia offered their own unique versions of the A40 utility. The distributors were:
From the storeman at the depot to the foreman on the site, from farm to market, in fact on any journey long or short, the A40 Coupe Utility will carry an infinite variety of loads within its rated capacity of 8 cwt., while the O.H.V. engine has ample power for every need. Exceptional driver comfort is offered by the all-steel cab of the A40 Coupe Utility which among many refinements, has provision for heating and ventilation with windscreen demisting. The open truck body is sturdily constructed with steel panels, while the tailboard can be raised, lowered or held in the horizontal position.
Rex Eaton - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The British Austin A40...Acclaimed throughout the Empire and the U.S.A. - Now Leads The Light Utility Field.
"Highlights" of the HI-LITE:
Rob Stuart - Manhattan Beach, California
The smartly styled AUSTIN 'A40' 8-10 cwt. De Luxe Utility incorporates every essential of the ideal light-load delivery unit. Equipped with the remarkably efficient 'A40' (40 actual h.p.) engine it has all the power -all the stamina- for its designed purpose and performs with amazing economy in running and upkeep. An all-steel coupe-type cab affords roomy comfort and perfect all-weather protection for the driver and generous space for its full pay-load capacity and extra passengers is afforded by the roomy body with its 5ft. x 3ft. x 12in. deep well and 12in. flare boards. The AUSTIN 'A40' De Luxe Utility undoubtedly sets a precedent with its every advanced feature and provides an investment of incalculable value for practically every type of business.
Mike Mills - Bulimba, Queensland, Australia
Anthony Horden - Werrington Downs, NSW, Australia
The "Rouseabout" is a low-cost, low-maintenance vehicle specially designed for "rough" work which would needlessly depreciate the value of a more expensive vehicle. It is, in effect, a Jack of all Jobs, an all-purpose vehicle with unlimited uses in both city and country.
The "Rouseabout" is simply the famous Austin A40 with a special inexpensive (though sturdy) body.
Extremely versatile, the "Rouseabout" provides farmers, graziers, newsagents, storekeepers, and tradesmen with a vehicle of proved economical performance and the utmost dependability (canvas top and side curtains extra).