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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Jaguar SS100

The Jaguar SS100 is a British 2-seat sports car congenital amid 1936 and 1940 by SS Cars Ltd of Coventry, England. The aftermost one is anticipation to accept been delivered in 1941. In 1936 the name Jaguar was accustomed to a fresh alehouse car and from again on to all the cars. Following the Second World War, because of the connotations again absorbed to the brand ""SS", the aggregation was renamed Jaguar.

The anatomy had a wheelbase of 8 anxiety 8 inches (2.64 m), and was about a beneath adaptation of the one advised for the 2.5-litre saloon, a car produced in abundant greater numbers, and aboriginal been apparent in the SS 90 of 1935. Suspension was on half-elliptical springs all annular with adamant axles. The agent was a development of the old 2.5 litre Standard assemblage adapted from ancillary valve to aerial valve with a fresh butt arch advised by William Heynes and Harry Weslake. The ability achievement was added from 70 bhp (52 kW) to 100 bhp (70 kW). Twin SU carburettors were anchored anon to the butt head. In 1938 the agent was added continued to 3.5 litres and the ability added to 125 bhp (93 kW). The four-speed gearbox had synchromesh on the top 3 ratios. Brakes were by Girling. The complete car advised aloof over 23 cwt (2600 pounds, 1150 kg).

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Garage Equipment said...

The Jaguar SS100 was originally designed in 1935 by William Lyons. It marked the high point of English sports car design before the start of World War 2, and it is one of the most important cars ever produced in England.