The engine is the usual 1497cc 4-cylinder Meadows unit with No. 9 Cozette blower (one size larger than standard) ... The big-ends have roller bearings, the crankshaft being built up and running in three white metal bearings...' - Leonard Potter (then owner of 'WK 7492') writing in 'The Autocar', 1942.
For sale by auction on Saturday 21st September 2019 with Historics auctions.
Registration MKF 553
Chassis Number 9588
Odometer reading 40516
R. H. Lea and G. I. Francis started making bicycles in Coventry in 1895 at branched out into car manufacturing in 1903. Originally building cars under licence .....
Very well sorted vintage special.
Highly desirable "Meadows 4ED" engine, much used in many other marques and specials, phoenix crank and rods fitted.
Hand built wooden body, by specialist boat builder.
Tried and tested in VSCC events and in 2010, crossing the Sahara.
Fitted with .....