Alvis 1930

 


Silver Eagle


September '29

 

FWD 8/15 (8 cyl., 1491 cc, 125 bhp; wb: 10 ft 0 in.) (sports roadster) - end of prod.
FWD 12/75 (Front Wheel drive; 2 seat sports, 4 seat sports, sports saloon)
12/50 TJ (4 cyl., 1645 cc, 50 bhp; wb: 9 ft 4 1/2 in.) (2 seat sports, drophead Coupé, saloon) (from 1923) - new version
Silver Eagle SD (6 cyl., 1991 cc; wb: 9 ft 4 1/2 in.) (drophead Coupé, saloon) - new model - this year only
Silver Eagle SA (6 cyl., 2148 cc, 72 bhp; wb: 9 ft 4 1/2 in.) (drophead Coupé, saloon) - new model - this year only

The FA 8/15 eight-cylinder engine had a cubic capacity of 1491 cc (55 x 78.5 mm) and developed 95 bhp at 5500 rpm. It had an overhead camshaft, two magnetos and a multi-plate clutch with four-speed gearbox ahead of the engine.


 



Alvis Straight-Eight 1 ½-Litre Supercharged Front-Wheel Drive racer.


Front wheel drive, eight cylinder.
In the 1930 TT the Alvis team swept their class in first, second and third position and only failed to beat the Alfa Romeo 1750s for outright victory.