A Brief History of The Standard Motor Company and SS Cars

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A late SS I, ca. 1931-32.
Originally published at: https://www.jag-lovers.com/a-brief-history-of-the-standard-motor-company-and-ss-cars/

A late SS I, ca. 1931-32. Standard Motor Company’s history began in 1903, when it was founded in Coventry by Reginald Maudslay. Their beginnings were humble, with just 7 employees making single cylinder, rear wheel drive cars with three speed transmissions. Coventry was once the “Detroit/Motor City” of the UK, with great names such as…