List of Vehicles in the Collection

Explore the vehicles in our Collections and see which ones are on display in the National Motor Museum. Please note that vehicles on display can change at short notice. If there is a particular vehicle that you wish to view please contact us on 01590 614541 in advance of your visit to check that it is on display. You can also sponsor any vehicle in the Museum owned by the National Motor Museum Trust.

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Allard J2

On Display

This car was raced on many occasions by Allard company founder Sydney Allard. He drove it in the 1950 RAC Tourist Trophy at Dundrod, finishing the race despite gearbox problems. It later passed to EW Cuff-Miller, the Littlehampton Ford dealer, who continued to race it successfully. It was originally fitted with a 5.4-litre Cadillac engine, later replaced with a 4-litre Mercury with Ardun overhead valve conversion. It was one of a number of Allards owned by the late Brian Golder.

London garage owner Sydney Allard had been a successful trials competitor in the 1930s. In the late 1940s he began manufacturing a range of specialist touring and sporting cars. The J2, and the later J2X, was a road-legal racing car introduced in 1950, most of which were exported to the USA for track use.

Valves16 Overhead
Output140hp @ 4,000rpm
Performance111mph, 0-60mph 7.4seconds (with 5.4 litre Cadillac engine)
Price new£1,277 (UK market price with Mercury engine)
ManufacturerAllard Motor Co. Ltd
OwnerNational Motor Museum Trust


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