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Produced: 1946-1950, 3213 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Drophead Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
Alvis Ta 14 Wagonette Woody (1946)

Dampers on these cars are all Luvax hydraulic, with dashboard adjustment and also pump on rear spring to stiffen at speed.

Front leaf spring is transverse, with lower wishbones, giving independent front suspension.

Steering: Marles O Type

Max Speed: 89mph but  increased with development, later ones did 97mph.

Source: Motorbase

Following the end of W.W.II Alvis quickly re-emerged with a revised range of passenger cars. Alvis had been kept busy building Military vehicles in the war so it was able to revert to peacetime products quite quickly. As with most other manufacturers there was no time, or money, to develop new products, therefore the new TA14 was really a freshened-up pre-war model.

Alvis had always sold well built cars with sporting pretensions. The TA14 offered little in terms of real performance but did come well equipped and beautifully finished. The TA14 used a 1892cc four cylinder engine and rigid axles at the front and rear. Although most TA14's were "Sports Saloons" a few carried drophead coupe coachwork, some being built by Tickford. The TA14 remained in production until 1950.


1892ccS4 OHVAlvis 4 cylinder OHV74mm x 110mm6.9

Fuel System


Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/RWormBeam axle/Semi-elliptic leaf springsBeam axle/Semi-elliptic leaf springs


Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
74 mph22.2 s0 s0 mpg65 bhp 4000


DrumDrumGirling two-leading shoe, 12inch drums


WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
9' 0"4' 6"4' 6"14' 7"5' 8" 0 (28)0' 0"

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