Alvis 12/70

Dates of manufacture: 1937 - 1940

Number produced: 754

Original price: Saloon £435, DHC £445

Known surviving: ????

Introduced in 1937, it was aimed at the “quality four cylinder with a sporting flavour” market

To a design by George Lanchester, these cars featured a four cylinder 1.9 litre engine delivering 63.5 bhp with a top speed of 80 mph.

Surviving original 12/70s are highly prized as the practical yet charismatic cars that they are.

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