Crossley Motors Ltd., Gorton, Manchester.
10 h.p. : 4 cyl., 62.3 x 90 mm„ 1,097 c.c., 9.6. h.p.
Stand. No. 30. Exhibits : Seven models, including Super sports, 2 seater and saloon.
After a year of experimental work by Mr. Vernon Balls, the Crossley Super Sports 2 seater is now listed for 1933 at the price of £350. The 4 cylinder engine has 2 overhead inlet valves operated by push rods, and side exhaust valves, a 3 bearing crankshaft, 3 bearing camshaft, two carburettors, one at front and one at rear of engine, and coil ignition. A single plate clutch is used, and a 4 speed "twin-top" gearbox giving the following ratios, 5.33, 7.25, 12.52 and 20.15 to 1, and a central change gear lever. The frame passes over the front and beneath the rear axle, and is braced by 3 cross members. The springs are long semi-elliptics, underslung at the rear. The wheelbase for the 2 seater is 8' and the track 4' 1", and for the saloon 9' and 4' 1".
The 2 seater super sports model has a well fnished low body of sporting design, with two doors, semi cycle-type wings, folding windscreen, disappearing hood, pneumatic upholstery, spare wheel housed in locker at rear, with room for light luggage, and chromium plated fittings. The saloon has a 4 door body, of first class finish, incorporating many of the features, such as spare wheel mounting, of the 2 seater, and both models will be capable of about 80 m.p.h.
Super Sports, 2 seater, £350.
Super Sports saloon, £388.