The Crossley 40 hp was introduced in 1906. The number made is not known. Before 1919 chassis numbers were not segregated by model type and are in the range up to 2445. The last cars are thought to have been made in 1910. Only one is known to survive.
The 1909 40hp car now in the Manchester Museum of
Science & Industry being recovered from Brome Hall, Eye, Suffolk in
The coachbuilder is not known.
Charles Jarrott in a 1907 Single Limousine with
coachwork by Salmons & Sons.
The car was made for the Duke of Sutherland.
A Single Landaulette from the 1908 catalogue.
Many, probably most, cars were supplied in chassis only form to independent coach builders. In 1906 the chassis was listed at £500.
|cylinders||4 pair cast. Fixed cylinder head.|
|bore||4 3/4 inches (120.65 mm)|
|stroke||5 15/16 inches (150.8 mm)|
|RAC Horse Power||36|
|carburettor||Crossley automatic (Smiths from 1907)|
|valves||side -inlet on the right, exhaust on the left|
|lubrication||exhaust pressurised total loss system|
|ignition||either high or low tension magneto (options)|
|max power||44 bhp at 1000 rpm|
|fuel consumption (typical)||
|max speed (approx)||
|Final Drive||Chain (Shaft from 1907)|
|wheelbase||10 feet 3 1/2 inches (3137 mm)|
|length||14 feet 0 inches (4267 mm)|
|track||4 feet 8 inches (1422 mm)|
|width overall||5 feet 9 inches (1753 mm)|
|weight||21 cwt (chassis) (1.06 tonne}|
|steering||Worm and segment|
|suspension - front||semi elliptic springs|
|suspension - rear||semi elliptic springs|
|brakes||Rear wheel only, metal to metal. Transmission brake with twin drums, one behind and one in front of the gearbox.|
|wheels/tyres||910 x 100 (front) 920 x 120 (rear)|