E.R.A. motor car, 1937, scale model

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E.R.A. motor car, 1937, scale model

The first E.R.A. (English Racing Automobile) car was built in 1934. The engine was supercharged, 6-cylinder of 1 1/2 litre capacity based on the Riley design. A 4-speed preselector gearbox was fitted. The E.R.A. had a maximum speed of 130 m.p.h.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
1952-116
type:
private cars
credit:
Festival of Britain 1951