The Crossley 2 litre Sports Saloon was manufactured between 1934 and 1937. Approximately 25 were made of which three survive.
Chassis numbers range from 16/101 to 16/125.
The engine was based on that from the 15.7 and Silver but featured higher compression ratio and modified cylinder head and timing. The chassis was to a new design.
2 litre Sports Saloon Prototype
2 litre Saloon (Production Model)
£695 (including sliding roof)
The body for the first production car was by Crossley. All other survivors are by Ranalah of Kew.
The price quoted is from contemporary advertisements.
|RAC Horse Power||15.7|
|carburettor||Updraught Zenith 36VE, Solex and twin SU are all referred to in various documents.|
|valves||Overhead operated by pushrods|
|lubrication||Pressure to main and big end bearings|
|ignition||Scintilla PN6 magneto|
|max power||62 bhp (46 KW) at 4000 rpm|
|fuel consumption (typical)||20 mpg (10 litres/100km)|
|max speed (approx)||76 mph (120 kph)|
|Gears|| ENV type 110 pre-selector
ratios 1:1, 1.59:1, 2.5:1 and 3.79:1
|Rear axle|| semi floating
spiral bevel ratio 5:1
|wheelbase||10 feet 3 inches (3124 mm)|
|length||13 feet 9¾ inches (4210 mm)|
|track||4 feet 8 inches (1422 mm)|
|width overall||5 feet 7 inches (1702 mm)|
|weight||33 cwt (1676 kg)|
|steering||Douglas worm and nut|
|suspension - front||Offset semi elliptic springs. Shock absorbers.|
|suspension -rear||Offset semi elliptic springs. Shock absorbers|
| Bendix cable system
Hand brake operates on all wheels using the same linkages as the foot brake.
|wheels/tyres|| Rudge Whitworth wire wheels. Tyre size - 5.25 x 20
Pressures 32 psi front : 36 psi rear