Type 55 Super Sport (Type 57S Atlantic in background)
Photo: David Sisson, Source (W1)
Type 55 is really a roadster version of Type 51.
Its chassis was based on the Type 45/Type 54 chassis,
The engine of Type 55. It was always blown.
Photo: Jacob Munkhammar, Reference
|Years made: || 1932-35
|Engine type: || 8 cyl. in-line, 2 valves/cyl., 2 over-head cams
|Engine size: || 2262cc (60x100)
|Supercharger: || yes
|Clutch: || dry
|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]: || 2.75
|Track [m]: || 1.25
|Tyre size: || 28x4.75
There were different versions of Type 55.
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