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ARMSTRONG-SIDDELEY SHORT 17

Fixed-head coupé, saloon, sports saloon.

Usual Siddeley specification, ie four-bearing pushrod engine, downdraught Claudel-Hobson carburettor, four-speed Wilson 'box, semi-elliptic springs and mechanical brakes. This lightweight version had 111ins wheelbase - and usually wire wheels. Coupés (1935-36) even prettier than the 12 HP model. Centrifugal clutch from '36, and only 14/6-style six-light saloons catalogued 1937/38.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
2394cc (S6 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1935 to 1938  
Number produced:
4260 all 17 HP