1951→1953 Allard J2X
In 1951 Allard updated their their J2 sports car into the J2X which have revised front suspension and extended the front bodywork.
Specifically the J2X used a trailing radius arm setup on the front suspension that extended the chassis 6 inches forward.
Like the outgoing J2, the J2X used a variety of V8 engines just as the HEMI Chrysler and Cadillac units.
The Allard Registry reports that 83 J2X chassis were made making the combined total of J2 and J2x chassis 173.
|production years||1951 – 1953|
|predeccesor||1949 Allard J2|
|body / frame||Aluminum Body over Steel Tube Frame|
|r suspension||De-Dion Tube|
|dry weight||1090 kg / 2400 lbs|
|wheelbase||2540 mm / 100 in|
|length||3937 mm / 155 in|
Auction Sales History
1952 Allard J2X ‘Little Red’ Chassis no. J2X3142 – sold for $194,000
Auction Source: 2009 Bonhams Exceptional Motorcars at Quail Lodge Resort