Built in 1972 by Lt. Commander Clinkard RN, a famous Alvis competitor and builder of Alvis Specials.
Full history since 1972 known.
Originally a 1934 Silver Eagle saloon, the car was built as a Special capable of circuit racing, sprints, speed trails and hill climbs. The car has proved very quick and has been well placed in the Pomeroy Trophy many times by its former owners.
The car would lend itself well to long distance endurance rallies.
All aluminium body, not pretty!
Engine, originally built fitted with 3.5 litre Speed 25, then changed back to original Silver Eagle engine (2,362cc), but block changed to Speed 20 which increased cc to 2,762 cc to qualify for under 3 litre classes.
Gearbox, Alvis Speed 25 all synchromesh.
Fitted with Salisbury (pre war Jaguar) axle with 3.77 ratio.
Brakes, hydraulic all round.
Suspension, Leaf spring (as Silver Eagle original) with Luvax Hyde units on rear and friction disc on front.
Wheels 16" wires.
Tyres, Avon Racing "Turbospeed Mk4" 600.
Fuel tank, 12 gals.
Engine rebuilt in 1980s with lightened flywheel, special profiled camshaft and raised compression.
Much history in file.
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