Once the great export drive got underway, Armstrong Siddeley was in there building a car that it considered more than suitable for the Colonies. More imposing styling was the key to its appeal, with an updated nose and roofline distancing it from the Lancaster. It wasn’t the new recipe that the British car industry needed, although it did prove a big seller. Underneath, it was a familiar story, powered by the familiar 2.3-litre in-line-six that saw service in the last-of-the-line previous generation of models; and it was big and comfortable.
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