Engine : 6-cylinder, 80 mm. x 116 mm. bore and stroke-3498.8 c.c. R.A.C. rating 23.8 h.p. o.h. inlet and side exhaust valves. Cooling system : centrifugal pump and fan. Ignition : Lucas
battery-and-coil. Carburettor : S tr omb er g ” Downdraught.”
Clutch : Single dry plate.
Gearbox. Unit with engine. Ratios—lst, 16.8 to 1 ; 2nd, 11.2 to 1 ; 3rd, 6.6 to 1 ; top, 4.5 to 1 . Central change.
Final Drive : Spiral bevel. Suspension : Semi-elliptic with ” Silent bloc “
Dimensions : Wheelbase loft., track 4ft. Sins.. overall length 14ft. 2ins., ground clearance 8iins., turning circle 38 ft.
Price .• £485.
In brief, March 2009
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