1927 Vauxhall Stutz Bearcat Special

1927 Vauxhall Stutz Bearcat Special

This car is a must for the easily excitable Automobilist :-

1850 rpm = 70mph indicated !

See the car briefly on demonstration https://youtu.be/WF6Th3OoxaI

All components classified as Vintage – pre Dec 31st 1930

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ENGINE:

6-litre c1922 Stutz Bearcat, 4-cylinder, 16-valve, T-head

Single Stromberg carburettor keeps the driver’s enthusiasm for the loud pedal tame.

8 spark plug dual ignition with twin exhaust valves per cylinder – hence lovely 8 pipe exhaust manifold…

GEARBOX:

Phantom II Rolls-Royce

FRONT AXLE:

Bianchi, Perrot, for much improved braking

REAR AXLE:

Vauxhall – new crown wheel, pinion and half shafts

Huge tall 2.7 : 1 axle ratio and lazy engine = massive torque…the height of the biggest UK mountain !

SPEED:

An indicated 70mph is a mere 1850 rpm…

STEERING:

Vauxhall steering box

BODY:

Aluminium over ash frame in the style of a Vauxhall 30-98

Vauxhall 30-98 radiator shell with new radiator core

CHASSIS:

Vauxhall 14/40 chassis – the 14/40 chassis is well known for use in building Specials

CONSTRUCTED:

Circa 15 years ago by the present owner for effortless ascension and loads of fun at Prescott, Shelsley, Curborough, Madresfield (2nd Class award), various driving tests and autosolos. Also displayed at many VSCC events and at the Birmingham NEC Classic Motor Show.

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FUEL CONSUMPTION:

About the same or better reported than a 30-98 at up to 20mpg…

CONCLUSION:

How much fun can a vintage car Automobilist have in a weekend?

What’s not to like, including the asking price which is FAR LESS than a reproduction Vauxhall 30-98?

A MUST for closer inspection and purchase. PLEASE ENQUIRE

 

 

 

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