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Produced: 1946-1947, 12 produced.
Types: Sports,2 doors,2 seats
Allard J1

Following his success in pre-war trials events, Sydney Allard launched his new car the Allard J1 in 1946. The J1 was a two seat sportscar designed for road use as well being suitable for competition in trials events. Thanks to its minimalist coachwork the J1 weighed in at under 16 1/2cwt and with its large V8 engine the Allard offered excellent performance (for 1946!).

The Allard J1 came with a choice of either a 3.6 litre Ford V8 or a tuned 3.9 litre Mercury engine, which was also a V8. The J1 was similar in appearance and specification to the longer K1 and was only produced until 1947, just 12 examples were built.

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
3622ccV8 SVFord Sidevalve V878mm x 95mm6.1
3917ccV8 SV81mm x 95mm7.5

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
8' 4"4' 8"12' 4"5' 9" 0 (20)

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