Lea Francis 1932

Great Britain


Hyper Sports

Lea-Francis 1½ -Litre Hyper-Sports Four-seater Tourer is one of several models offered with super-charged engine. The 1496-cc (69 x 100 mm) OHV four-cylinder engine develops 72 bhp and is rated at 11.9 HP. The Cozette blower (super-charger) is driven at engine speed by bevel gears direct from the crankshaft. Gearbox is four-speed, wheelbase 9 ft 3 in. Price of Tourer and Two Seater model is £550. Fabric Saloon version costs £650.
Lea-Francis 16/70 HP De Luxe Coachbuilt Saloon is sold for £495 (£505 with sliding roof) and has a 50-bhp 1991-cc (65 x 100 mm) OHC six-cylinder power unit, rated at 15.7 HP. Lea-Francis 2-Litre models are generally similar but has 9 ft 3 in vs. 9 ft 6 in wheelbase, single spare wheel and other detail differences.

16/70 Saloon De Luxe


The annual Brooklands Inter Club Meeting.
Motor Sport, July 1932