This year Standard offers the largest range of cars ever:
Nine in 2 and 4 door saloon form and DHC (2 door),
Ten in 4 door saloon and DHC (2 door), Light Twelve (the old 10/12 model) 4 door saloon and 2 door DHC, Twelve 4 door saloon and 2 door DHC,
Light Twenty saloon (a 20hp engine in the 16hp chassis),
20hp Twenty saloon
The 16 and 20hp are 6 cylinder SV engines as before, the others being 4 cylinder SV units.
The all new are Flying Twelve, Flying Sixteen and Flying Twenty (six cylinder) later in the year followed by Flying Ten and Flying Light Twelve both in March and then 9hp Flying Nine and 20hp Flying Twenty V8 in October.
Avon continue with their own models on 12, 16 and 20hp (6 cylinder) chassis (either basic or Flying chassis) and Mulliner produced a diminutive 2 door Landaulette on the 9hp chassis. The SS models continue as before but 1936 saw the introduction of the Jaguar name.
The Flying 20 V-Eight was announced for the Olympia Motor Show in October 1936. It topped the range at £349 as a Saloon or £359 in Coupé Form. A Radio is a £13 extra. For comparison, the six cylinder 20Hp Saloon is just £299 and offer a roomier body. The V-Eight offer 75 bhp and a top speed of 82mph, 0-50mph is quoted as 12 seconds and fuel consumption as 20mpg. The price was reduced to Ł325 in the following season.
Engine Specification: 63.5mm bore x 106mm stroke. Side Valves. Capacity 2,686cc. Eight cylinders in 90degree vee configuration. Compression ratio 6.5:1 RAC rating 20hp. Tax £15. Three bearing crank. Wheelbase is 9 ft 8 in, tyre size 5.50-17.