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CHRYSLER SUPER POWER EIGHT

Sports saloon, drophead coupé.

Odd UK-only creature styled by Capt G.E.T. Eyston and bodied in teardrop style (non standard grille, rear fender skirts, divided rear window on saloons) by Carlton. Combines short 121ins wheelbase with Custom Imperial engine. Overdrive, free wheel and other British-market equipment standard, did nearly 100mph despite a 35cwt weight. One known to survive.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
5318cc (S8 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1937 to 1937  
Number produced:
6 approx