The world’s fastest car in 1948


A car was launched in 1948 with an independent torsion bar front suspension, rear semi-elliptic leaf springs, 160bhp and a top speed of 135mph, making it the world's fastest production car at the time. Can you name this car?

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Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.

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