1948 Alvis TA 14

The Alvis TA 14 was the first car to be produced by Alvis cars after World War II.

Date of manufacture: 1948
Production Years: 1946 – 1950
Produced: 3311
Country of origin: England, Coventry
Manufacturer: Alvis Car and
Designer: Engineering Company Ltd
Engine capacity:  
Power Output: 65 bhp = 48 kW
Top Speed: 74 mph = 119 km/h
Price new:  

The car was available as a four door Saloon by Mulliners of Birmingham but there were also Tickford and Carbodies drophead versions. The bodies were mounted on an updated pre war Alvis 12/70 chassis that was widened and lengthened but retained the non-independent leaf spring suspension and mechanically operated brakes. Disc wheels replaced the 12/70s wires.

The 1892 cc engine is a slightly larger bore version of the one used in the 12/70 and produced 65 bhp (48 kW). It is fitted with a single SU type H4 1½ in. horizontal carburettor.

The top speed is around 74 mph (119 km/h) and acceleration from 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in 22.2 seconds.