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Lanchester: Fourteen

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October 1936.
October 1936.
October 1951.

Note: This is a sub-section of Lanchester Motor Co.


The Lanchester Fourteen is a completely new car in which the latest ideas in modern styling have been combined with the best of the Lanchester tradition.

The Fourteen represents a great advance on the Lanchester Ten and for further comparison, an abridged specification of the Fourteen is given herewith:

ENGINE. Type: 2-litre. Cylinders: 4. Bore X Stroke: 76.2 mm. X 107.9 mm. Compression ratio: 6.7 to 1. Maximum b.h.p.: 60 at 4,200 r.p.m. Rating: 14 h.p.

DIMENSIONS. Length: 14 ft. 7 ins. Height: 5 ft. 2 ins. Width: 5 ft. 5 ins. Wheelbase: 8 ft. 8 ins. Track: 4 ft. 4 ins. Fuel capacity: 15 gallons. Tyre size: 6.4 X 15.

BRAKES. Girling Hydro-mechanical.

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