1922/27 Vauxhall 6-litre Stutz Bearcat Special
AMAZING TORQUE ... 1850 rpm = 70mph indicated.
Tall 2.7 : 1 axle ratio...
See Video 1 : start up and drive off :- https://youtu.be/WbaOahiyV9k 12 second film
See Video 2 : on the move : https://youtu.be/v5A51f-49wM 12 second film
All components classified as Vintage – pre Dec 31st 1930
Built by the engineer trained owner who has now built an even more powerful straight-8 supercharged 1930s special.....
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ENGINE is a 6-litre c1922 Stutz Bearcat, 4-cylinder, 16-valve, T-head
Single Stromberg carburettor. Serviced.
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 !
EFFORTLESS 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. New tonneau. New foot plates either side for easy access
RADIATOR : 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 18 years ago by the last owner. Storms up VSCC Prescott, VSCC Shelsley, and around VSCC Curborough, various driving tests and autosolos, & mild effort required at VSCC Madresfield. Also displayed at many VSCC events and at the Birmingham NEC Classic Motor Show.
FUEL CONSUMPTION: About the same or better than a 30-98 at up to 20mpg…
PURCHASE PLAN: How much fun can a press-on vintage motorist have in a weekend?
Asking price is MUCH LESS than a moderately valued Vauxhall 30-98 of course
Effortless cruising, easy decision to purchase.
Please give me a call on 07973 731508
Although we attempt to ensure accuracy of any statement or detail, the customer must make his or her own judgement in purchasing this car. The purchaser of the above car understands that he or she is purchasing a historic motor car with components that are up to 101 years old and sold as a collector item. There is no warranty given or implied due to the age of the car.
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