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ALLARD J1/K1

2-seater sports.

A sensation in 1946 with its waterfall grille and (then) staggering standing-start acceleration, thanks to a weight of under 22cwt. Engine, gearbox, and most other mechanics are Ford; if you wanted more power, you fitted the 3.9-litre Mercury. Brakes are hydraulic, and open cars always had floor change. Short-chassis J1 looks similar, but is more of a competition model, and uses modified 3.9-litre Mercury engine.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
3917cc/3622cc (V8 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1946 to 1948  
Number produced:
12/151