ALVIS F.D. 12/75

PIONEERING ALUMINUM ENGINES AND BODIES

ALVIS F.D. 12/75

PIONEERING ALUMINUM ENGINES AND BODIES

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

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 with an aluminum body and frame.

Please note that the vehicles shown online are part of our collection but may not be on display when you visit. Our team is always in some stage of repair or restoration on a number of vehicles.

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Tampa Bay Automobile Museum

3301 Gateway Centre Blvd.
Pinellas Park, FL 33782 USA

Museum Hours:

Closed Memorial Day May 30                                                Monday:       10am - 4:30 pm                                                            Tuesday:       Closed                                                                  Wednesday: 10am - 4:30 pm                                                  Thursday:     10am - 4:30 pm                                                          Friday:           10am - 4:30 pm                                                          Saturday:      10am - 4:30 pm                                                        Sunday:         Noon - 4:30 pm

Admission:

$12 General Admission
$10 Seniors (62+)
$8 Youth and Active Military
12 and under Free
Groups of 12 or More $8 pp