Alvis 12/50 Tyres
- When the 12/50 Alvis first came out it fitted 23” wheels, for which we would suggest the 31 x 4 (23"rim) Lucas.
- These tyres need 815X105 reinforced inner tubes and 23” flaps, with pressure set at 65psi.
- In the mid 1920’s it fitted 21” wheels for which we would suggest the440/450X21 Lucas tyre.
- Later they fitted 20” wheels and Longstone recommends the 475/500X20 Lucas.
- We suggest 20/21 CD RET Michelin reinforced inner tubes and rim tapes.
Alvis 12-50 Recommended Tyres
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History of the Alvis 12/50
The Alvis 12/50 is a car introduced by the British Alvis cars company in 1923. It went through a series of versions with the last ones being made in 1932. A range of factory bodies could be specified in two and four-seat form with either open or closed bodies.
The first models were designated SA and SB and had a 1496 cc 4-cylinder overhead valve engine in SB. The SA usually carried two-seat bodywork often the classic so called "ducks back" style named after its pointed rear end said to resemble that of a duck. All the 12/50s had a four speed non-synchromesh gearbox.