THE DALES HISTORIC VEHICLE CLUB
Standard Ten Saloon 1955 Black 948cc Owned By Len Hey .
This complete ‘Last Nut and Bolt’ Restoration – with Professional Paintwork – was completed Between 1991-1994. Since that time it has won Many Trophies including Best ‘Standard’ Restoration at the 1995 Standard National Rally. The Standard 10 is not Concours – and gets all year round use, It is a car for driving – and it is very reliable,
The first post war standard model was the ‘eight‘. This was a small car and only managed to produce 28 bhp using a 1009 cc engine. Between the years 1945 and 1948 standard produced 53,099 units.
The eight got a new body in 1953, It was a very small car and cost cutting was evident. But a very successful model despite the skimping.
This Ten 1954 to 1961 had a 948 cc motor producing 37 bhp. The later model Standard Ten had a smaller engine and Standard spent a little more money and gave this model a boot lid. . .Number produced 172,500. This is a very collectible little car