Engine: Water-cooled in-line 4-cylinder push-rod overhead valve unit with Solex carburetter, located at the front.
Clutch: Single dry plate.
Gearbox: 4-speed, with central floor gear-lever.
Final drive: Hypoid, to rear wheels.
Brakes: Drum brakes without servo assistance.
Suspension: Front, coil-spring independent. Rear, 1/2-elliptic leaf-springs and rigid back axle.
Electrical system: 12 volt.
The above is the specification of a hypothetical 1962 car, based on an analysis of 200 makes and models of actual cars available on the British Market at the time of this year’s London Motor Show. Below are listed percentages of items of design of these cars, from which the trend of modern design can be observed.—W. B. / F. A. B.