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Vauxhall Bearcat Special

In 1922 Vauxhall introduced the 2.3 litre / cui 14/40 M-type to complement the 4 litre / 244 cui D-type and the 4.5 litre / 275 cui 30/98 E-type in it’s model range. The 14/40 featured a detachable cylinder head, 3 speed gearbox and rear wheel brakes, solid wheels were standard with wire spoke wheels an option.

Ian Ferguson, Vauxhall Bearcat Special, Prescott

The 1926 Vauxhall 14/40 chassis driven by regular hill climb competitor Ian Ferguson at Prescott above has been fitted with a 4 cylinder 366 cui / 6 litre motor normally found in a Stutz Bearcat.

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