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1950 FORD PREFECT
The 10 h.p. Ford Prefect is a somewhat larger version of the 8 h.p. Anglia, with a four-door saloon body, but has a similar economical fuel consumption and useful maximum speed.
The Prefect is also in the lower price range of British cars and appears to offer extremely good value for money.
The car's instruments are mounted on a Bakelite panel and include an electric petrol gauge, speedometer, central zero ammeter, clock and combined ignition and light switch. The headlamp dipper is foot-operated.
ENGINE. Type: 10 h.p. Cylinders: 4. Bore X Stroke: 63.5 mm. X 92.5 mm. Compression ratio: 6.16 to 1. Maximum b.h.p.: 30.1 at 4000 r.p.m.
PERFORMANCE. Maximum speed: 60 m.p.h. Fuel consumption: 35-45 m.p.g.
DIMENSIONS. Length: 12 ft. 11.25 ins. Height: 5 ft. 3.5 ins. Width: 4 ft. 7.635 ins. Wheelbase: 7 ft. 10 ins. Track: 3 ft. 9 ins. Weight (dry): 1,808 lbs. Fuel capacity: 7 gallons. Tyre size: 5.00 X 16.
BRAKES. Mechanically operated.
PRICE. £310 plus £86.17.3 Purchase Tax. Total: £396.17.3.