Allard Motor Company was a low volume car maker based in the UK (London). Sydney Allard much like his peers Ferrari and Porsche was a racer who founded his own car company in 1945. The philosophy at Allard was to shoehorn big American V8s into small and light British bodies. With big horsepower and light weight, they were very high power-to-weight ratio cars. Sydney Allard’s cars were crude, rough and yet very effective. Sydney Allard was a racer, first and foremost. He got into commercial auto production mainly to provide a basis for his sports pursuits. Read more about Allard. See all Popular Car Brands (A-Z).