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Alvis TC21/100 Grey Lady

Overview

Produced: 1953-1955, 757 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Drophead Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
1953 Alvis TC21, took picture from ebay.

Alvis introduced a new model range in 1953, the TC21. Although it directly replaced the similar TA21 a high performance version of the new car was also added, the TC21/100 Grey Lady. The Grey Lady was instantly recognised by its sporty wire wheels and discreet bonnet "scoops" which protruded just aft of the radiator grille.

The "/100" part of the name made reference to the models 100bhp power output which came courtesy of a pair of twin carburettors and a higher compression ratio. The 100bhp also made sure that the Grey Lady could easily each the (then) magical top speed of 100mph. Production of the Grey Lady lasted until 1955.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2993ccS6 OHVAlvis 6 cylinder OHV84mm x 90mm8

Fuel System

TypeNumberCapacityComment
SU2

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/RWormIndependent/Coil SpringsBeam axle/Semi-elliptic leaf springs

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
0 mph0 s0 mpg101 bhp 4000

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DrumDrum

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