Car Information

Registration: ARU 380

1935 Alvis Firebird Drop-head Coupe

Coachbuilder: Cross and Ellis

Four cylinder in line engine with overhead valves & pushrods

Capacity of 1842cc

Ignition by coil only

RAC rating 13.22hp

In 1935, the new Firebird 14hp had three body styles powered by a new four cylinder engine. With a choice of Sports four seater, four seater drop-head coupe and four-light saloon, Alvis offered economic four cylinder performance on the same chassis as the larger six cylinder models.

Coupled with the famous Alvis all synchromesh four speed gearbox, this model still provides good performance and excellent brakes / steering, coping well with modern traffic conditions