Jowett Javelin (PB) 1949-50 compare later version with minor differences larger, 7" headlamps; different chrome and other details
See specifications and small ad below illustration
Page 045B
Jowett Javelin 1947-53 all models Specifications
Flat 4 cylinder
4 stroke petrol
8 overhead valves
Aluminiumblock, wet cylinders
Displacement: 1,486cc
Bore: 72.5mm
Stroke: 90mm
Compression ratio: 7.0 - 1
Valves: 2 per cylinder
Carburettors: 2 Zeniths
Power output: 50hp at 4100 rpm

Maximum speed: 76mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph: 25.4secs
Overall fuel consump.: 29mpg

4-speed manual
column change
Syncromesh on 2nd, 3rd & top
Rear wheel drive

Pressed steel body incorporating a box section chassis
Drums all round, hydraulic at front, mechanical at rear (later models fully hydraulic)

Gear and pinion

5 stud, 16in, pressed steel

Torsion bars, Independent front, beam-axle rear

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 102in
Track front: 51in
Track rear: 49in
Overall length: 168in
Overall width: 61in
Overall height: 60.5in
Kerb weight: 2,254 lbs
Fuel tank: 8.0 Imp. gals

Javelin Production 1947-53
Designed by Gerald Palmer
22,799 built at Bradford, bodies built by Briggs at doncaster