Engine : 4 cyl., 60 x 86 mm., 972 c.c. ; Treasury Rating 8.3 h.P. ; o.h,v. operated by chain driven oh. camshaft ; thermo syphon and fan cooling ; coil ‘ignition; hot-spot manifold with two down draught Zenith carburettors ;
plugs ; ” vibro-damper ” engine mounting ; Lucas electrical equipment, 12 volt.
Clutch ” Cushioned ” Single dry plate type.
Gearbox : 4 speeds forward, and feverSe. Ratios 5.25, 8.35, 12.08 and 21.41 to 1. Third and second both ” silent.”
Transmission : Open propellor shaft with Hardy Spicer joints..
Back axle : Helical bevel.
Brakes : Lockheed hydraulic.
‘Wheels and tyres : Rudge Whitworth wheels with self-locking hubs, fitted with Dunlop tyres, 54.5 x 18 in.
Fuel Tank and feed : 7 gallon rear tank, with electric fuel pump.
Equipment : ” Brooklands ” steering wheel, Jaeger instruments, Hartford shock absorbers.
Suspension : Half elliptics all round.
Dimensions : Wheel base 7ft. 8in., track 3f1. 9iu. ground clearance 8in.
Speed on gears : 3rd, 48 m.p.h. Top 65 m.p.h.
Price : Open 4-seater, as tested, £185. Coupe £199.
Miscellany, April 2004
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