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The Alvis Car Company are manufacturing to special order a limited of famous Alvis models. They are faithful to the original de and by using our Works Drawings from the period they retain all their traditional character and quality, yet are emission compliant. The cars carry Alvis chassis s and engine s which follow on from the last in the model sequence, which is why they have been deated the Continuation Series. The 10ft 4in.

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It originally made stationary engines and motor scooters.

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The company's founder, naval architect T. John, was approached by Geoffrey de Freville with advanced des for a 4-cylinder engine with aluminium pistons and pressure lubrication. It is thought that de Freville proposed the name Alvis combining the words "aluminium" and "vis" meaning "strength" in Latin although de Freville himself denied it.

After a trademark challenge from Avro Aviation whose logo was similar to the first Alvis winged triangle, a change was made to the now familiar inverted red triangle incorporating the word 'Alvis'. In true Alvis tradition these cars were technically advanced with the world's first all-synchromesh gearbox, independent front suspension and servo assisted brakes.

Car production was suspended for the duration of the war only resuming during the latter part of But Alvis carried out war production on aero engines as sub-contractor of Rolls-Royce and other aircraft equipment. As their part in the war effort Alvis were responsible for operating 21 'shadow' factories. Smith-Clarke retired in and Willie Dunn took over as chief engineer.

In a new chassis with a 3 Litre six-cylinder engine was announced and this became the basis of all the remaining Alvis models. The new model was called the TA21, with saloon bodies by Mulliners and Tickford producing the drop he. In addition, the Swiss coachbuilder Graber was producing some of the most beautiful coachwork for this chassis.

Rover took a controlling interest in Alvis in and TF21 was launched in It had a top speed of mph - the fastest Alvis ever produced. The long bonnet and sleek chassis line of the six-cylinder Speed 20, the Speed 25 and the 4.

Similar to other luxury car companies of the time Alvis were essentially automobile engineers, deing and producing all the mechanical aspects of the car with bodywork de and manufacture carried out by selected coachbuilders such as Cross and Ellis, Charlesworth and Vanden Plas. Some cars were fitted with one-off bespoke coachwork by London coachbuilders such as Lancefield and Offord.

In aero-engine and armoured vehicle production was added the company name was changed to Alvis Ltd. In the passenger car interests were relocated to Kenilworth along with the complete stock of spares, nearly 22, Car Records and over 50, works drawings, technical data sheets and correspondence files and as Red Triangle they have continued to provide support for passenger car owners to the present day.

The armoured fighting vehicle production continued under various ownerships until when it was absorbed into defence giant BAE Systems. Manufactured from the original works drawings, the car will be powered by the Alvis 4. World War Two.