Austin A35 2 dr (A2S5) 1956-59
See specifications and museum photograph below illustration.
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Austin A35 2 door (A2S5) 1956-59 specifications
4 Cylinders in line
Bore: 62.9mm,
Stroke: 76.2mm
Displacement: 948cc
Valvegear: o.h.v push rods & rockers
Compression ratio: 9:1
Carburettors: single SU
Type HS2
Power output: 46.5bhp at 5,500 rpm

Maximum speed: 73mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 27secs

Clutch: Borg and Beck 61/4in
single dry plate
Gearbox: 4 speed with
direct drive
in top, synchromesh on 3 upper ratios
Propellar Shaft: tubular, needle roller bearing universal joints

Unitary, all steel body
Brakes: Lockheed hydraulic,
7in drums all round

Cam and peg, 2.3 turns
lock to lock

Front: Independent, coil springs with wishbones, and lever arm hydaulic shock absorbers
Rear: Live axle with semi-elliptic, leaf springs and lever arm shock absorbers

Wheels & Tyres
Pressed steel disc, 5.20 x 13in crossply

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 6ft 7in
Track - front: 3ft 9in
Track - rear: 3ft 9in
Overall length: 11ft 6in
Overall width: 4ft 6in
Overall height: 4ft 8in
Ground clearance: 61/2in
Turning circle: 32ft
Kerb weight: 15 cwt
Tank capacity: 6 gallons
Overall fuel consumption:
35 mpg

A35 Saloon 1956-59: 129,000