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SS SS1 (1934-36)

Saloon, drophead coupé, Airline saloon, tourer.

A new frame, even if it shared the previous model's 119ins wheelbase. The cruciform bracing was moved forward to give larger footwells, there was a 2ins wider track, and the larger Standard engines became available. 'Boxes no synchromesh, for '35 the Airline saloon was new, and that season saw a power boost through a new cam profile and a higher compression head. Bendix brakes a minus point, 16hp car had a 4.5:1 back axle (20hp 4.25:1), and even if you despised them, they had flamboyance and style at the ridiculously low price of £340.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
2143cc/2663cc (S6 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1934 to 1936  
Number produced:
2503