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1958 Devin SS

1958 Devin SS Sports car

The Devin SS was a sports kit car built between 1955 and 1958. Only 15 copies were sold.

Its chassis which was 2337 mm long came from Ireland, this was then mounted with a two-seat roadster body.

The car was powered by a  4638 cc V8 engine which was taken from a Chevrolet Corvette. The engine developed 220 hp (162 kW) and accelerated the car from 0-100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and help it achieve a top speed of 225 km/ h.

The engine was mounted to a manual four-speed gearbox from Borg-Warner which then power transferred to the rear wheels.

Due to the high selling price of $5950 not many were sold (see above for production figure).