Godsal

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The Godsal[1] was a sports car. It was designed in 1935 by Charles Godsal (1907-1965), son of barrister and inventor Herbert Godsal, and built by Research Engineers Ltd of London, UK.

The Godsal Sports Tourer incorporated a contemporary Ford Flathead V8 engine with single dual-throat carburetor achieving approximately 85bhp at 5,500rpm, 4-Speed Pre-selector transmission, sliding pillar front suspension with live rear axle, 4-wheel drum brakes, and coachwork by Corsica.[2]

The Godsal V8 Corsica featured prominently in the 1969 movie Mosquito Squadron.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The story of the Godsal", Sidgwick, A., Thoroughbred & Classic Cars March 1977, 36-40
  2. ^ https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23850/lot/163/
  3. ^ http://www.imcdb.org/vehicle_32769-Godsal-V8-Corsica-1934.html