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1927, Type 43
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Type 43 was practically a four-seater sports version of the Type 35B racer.

In the model's last year, 1931, a special model, Type 43A, was developped for the American market. It is recognizable by its more American style rear body.

In 1932 it was replaced by Type 55.


Model:Type 43/43A
Years made: 1927-31
Engine type: 8 cyl. in-line, 3 valves/cyl., over-head cam
Engine size: 2262cc (60x100)
Supercharger: yes
Clutch: wet
Forward gears: 4
Drive: shaft
Front suspension: solid axle, 1/2-elliptical springs
Rear suspension: solid axle, reverse 1/4-elliptical springs
Brakes: cable operated drums
Wheelbase [m]: 2.97
Track [m]: 1.26
Tyre size: 28x4.95


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