1946-47 Allard J1

Allard J1 Competition

Years of Manufacture: 1946/47
Numbers produced: 13


The J1 is small completion 2 seater powered by the Ford V8 engine with a 100 inch wheelbase. A total number of 13 J1’s were made and only 6 remain. Len Potter a well known trials driver ordered 3 J1’s including KBP 242. in which he won the Coupes Des Alpes in the 1946 Alpine Rally and many other eventsP. It is now owned and driven by club member James Smith and continues to compete in UK trials.

Wheelbase: 100 inches
Track Front: 56 inches
Track Rear: 52 inches
Weight: 18 cwt
Suspension Front: Transverse leaf
Suspension Rear: Transverse leaf
Shock absorbers Front: Andre Friction dampers
Shock absorbers Front: Girling PV6 Lever arm


Pictured below is the J1  owned by Paul Harvey