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1928 ALVIS FD 12/75

PIONEERING ALUMINUM ENGINES AND BODIES

Production Years: 1928 - 1931
Country: Great Britain
Number Produced: 551

Aluminum body, front-wheel drive, supercharged SOHC 1.5 liter, 4 wheel independent suspension The first Alvis (AL for aluminum, vis for strength) was built in England in 1920. The company was initially a manufacturer of aluminum pistons. A front wheel drive Alvis first raced in 1925, two months before the first front wheel drive Miller contested the Indianapolis 500. Alvis built a total of 142 front wheel drive race and road cars up until 1930. This car is a 1928 model with a supercharged 1.5 liter engine and an aluminum tourist trophy body.

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