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2-seater sports, 4-seater tourer.

Now very much sought after, the classic Nine sports car. Initial development was by Parry Thomas and Reid Railton and the car ended up using a new chassis, 101/2ins shorter than the Nine and dropped behind the front axle, underslung at the rear. The engine had high compression pistons, two exhaust cams, a four branch exhaust manifold, special oil pump and twin carbs. The whole ensemble was clothed in a rakish and low two-seater body with a long pointed tail and pretty, full length cycle type wings. Very expensive to buy today, the most notable racing success was the 1932 TT win.

Technical Specifications

1087cc (S4 OHV) 
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1929 to 1932  
Number produced: