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ARKLEY SS

2-seater sports.

Enterprising glass-fibre kit conversion by John Britten Sports Cars on Sprite/Midget base. Useful for rescuing rusty originals, with new nose, wings and tail on original steel monocoque an standard doors. Underside, therefore, standard Spridget, with coil spring front and beam axle rear. BMC (or, 1974, Triumph Spitfire) engine and four-speed 'box. Small (80ins wheelbase), light, frugal and very nippy. A modern 'midget-Morgan', some say.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
any Sprite/Midget engine, 948cc to 1493cc (S4 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1971 to 1975  
Number produced:
900 incl. kits