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HUDSON EIGHT (1936-38)

Victoria, 4-door sedan, 3-seater convertible coupé, 5-seater convertible coupé, fixed-head coupé, drophead foursome coupé, 4-door cabriolet, sport saloon.

Hydraulic brakes and Electric Hand now on British-market cars, though back to beam front axles. Awful styling with vee screens, curved facias, and die-cast waterfall grilles which sprout heavy horizontal bars by '38. 12-volt electrics for UK 1937, permanent jacks '38. Wheelbase 120ins and 127ins 1936m 2ins longer thereafter. English bodies by Tickford and Coachcraft; Tickford 4-door convertible 1936 only.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
33,240 1936-37 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1936 to 1938  
Number produced:
4168cc (S8 SV)