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Standard Pennant

Overview

Produced: 1957-1960, 42910 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Standard Pennant

Standard added a much needed top-of-the-range version to its Eight and Ten range in 1957. The model, called the Pennant, was set to add a touch of glamour to the otherwise basic range. Ford played a similar trick with its 100E Prefect, which like the Pennant, added extra trim and two-tone paint schemes.

The Pennant was based on the larger Ten model and benefited from having a better remote gearchange. Other features included special headlamp trims, stylish (for 1957!) rear fins, extra chrome and unique two-tone colour schemes. Options included overdrive and a semi-automatic gearbox.

Buyers Guide Standard Eight, Ten & Pennant featured in Practical Classics Spring 1995 – available from our sister site Bookbase.
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Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
948ccS4 OHVStandard/Triumph S4 OHV63mm x 76mm8

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
66 mph0 s0 s39 mpg0 bhp 0

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
7' 0"4' 0"11' 10"4' 11" 0 (15)0' 0"

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