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STANDARD FLYING V8

Saloon de luxe.

The British answer to the 22hp Ford. Engine was in effect two Ten blocks on a common crankcase, and gave enough horsepower to propel the machine at 80mph, which was much too fast for the chassis... Mechanical brakes were fitted as was a central control four speed 'box, there was a right hand handbrake, and all V8s had fencer's mask grilles. One neat touch was the V-VIII motif in Roman figures to get around Ford's V8 trademark. Some survive.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
2868cc (V8 SV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1937 to 1938  
Number produced:
n/a