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ALTA 9 HP

2-seater sports, 4-seater sports.

Geoffrey Taylor's own creation with own hemi-head wet-liner engine giving 49bhp unblown and 76bhp supercharged. Magnesium alloy pistons, nitralloy crank, four-speed crash or pre-selector 'box, 13ins mechanical brakes, and an underslung frame with quarter-elliptics at the back. Specifications vary, but don't expect civilised amenities. Five cars survive.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1074cc (S4 DOC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1932 to 1939  
Number produced:
13 all sports models