Classic Car Catalogue

Railton 1934

Great Britain

 


Tourer

Sports Saloon

 

Railton cars are built, from 1933, by Railton Cars, at Fairmile Engineering (the old Invicta works), Cobham in Surrey. They consists of a sturdy 9 ft 8 in wheelbase chassis with, from mid-1934, a Hudson straight-eight side-valve engine of 4168-cc capacity, developing 113 bhp at 3800 rpm and rated at 28.8 HP. Drive to the 4.11:1 rear axle is through a three-speed gearbox. The wire wheels are fitted with 6.25-16 Air Wheel tyres. The chassis costs £430, the Open Sports model £540. Railton Two-door Sports Saloon is offered at £630 and is most expensive of the range. Other models includes a Four-door Saloon and a Drophead Coupé, selling at £565 and £595 respectively.

 


 

Races:

  Event: Entered: Raced: Finished: Best results:
  08.07.1934Spa 10 Hours             ?

 

 

 
Rallies:
  Event: Entered: Raced: Finished: Best results:
20-26.01.1934 Rallye Monte Carlo 2 2 2 20 Ferreira / de Herédia Terraplane 4th

Francisco J.A. Ribeiro Ferreira and António Guedes de Herédia's Railton Terraplane. Started from Athens and finished 4th.