Car Information

Registration: FWS 962

1948 TA14 2dr 4seat Saloon

Coachbuilder: Duncan

The 2nd Duncan to be Manufactured on 23 September 1946, first registered on 1 April 1948.

Coachwork by Duncan - 2 door, 4-seater saloon. (Body off restoration 1994-1996).

Colour – Newcastle Breweries Transport Ruby. (1996)

Seats and interior trim – Tan leather and red Axminster carpet (2016).

Powered by an overhead valve 4 cylinder engine of 1,892 cc and features a beam axle front suspension and mechanical brakes.

Fitted with a four speed all synchromesh gearbox.

Rated at 65bhp at 4,000rpm the TA14 was good for 74mph (a more leisurely 60 mph today).

0-60mph in approximately 22 seconds.

Only 30 Duncan’s were made of which only 7 survive.

‘Isadora’ was found in a builder’s yard in Co Durham in 1994 and required a complete restoration.

‘Isadora’, having an all aluminium body is light, easy and fun to drive and returns circa 24 mpg.