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JOWETT JAVELIN

Saloon.

A great car for its day; all-torsion-bar springing, rack and pinion steering, and a bearable four-on-the-column. 80-plus mph, but engine and gearbox reliability problems. Full hydraulic brakes from '52, also the stronger Series III engine which most survivors have.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1486cc (HO4 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1947 to 1953  
Number produced:
23,307 incl CKD