Starting with the original Standard prototype of 1903, this book covers the scores of Standard models built until the brand was discontinued in 1963 (Britain) and 1987 (India). It also covers the Ferguson tractor involvement, millitary aero-engine manufacture, military aircraft manufacturer (including Beaufighter and Mosquito fighter-bombers), Rolls-Royce Avon turbo-jet military engine manufacture, and Triumph cars.The transaxle included a twin-plate clutch, and a four-speed gearbox casing in aluminium, while the axle casing was cast iron. ... There were massive drive line vibration problems at first, and the engine tickover was very erratic, so to minimise it, a big rubber joint was ... view was very smooth: this was a modern design, which would easily have overshadowed the opposition from BMC, Ford and Vauxhall.
|Title||:||The Book of the Standard Motor Company|
|Publisher||:||Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2011-07-15|