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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1952 - 1953
Numbers built:9
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 22, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Weight 118 kilo / 260.1 lbs
Construction alloy block and head
Displacement 1,960 cc / 119.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 79.0 mm (3.1 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 4 Amal Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 145 bhp / 108 KW @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 74 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel tubular ladder frame
Front suspension double wishbones, torsion bars, Armstrong hydraulic dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension DeDion axle, single radius rods, progressive torsion bars, Armstrong shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox Armstrong-Siddeley preselector 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 584 kilo / 1,288 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,937 mm (155 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,067 mm (42 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,159 mm (85 in) / 1,181 mm (46.5 in) / 1,232 mm (48.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.25 bhp / kg
Top Speed 257 km/h (160 mph)

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