Year : 1936-38
Bore : 3 1/2"
c.c. : 4,257
Stroke : 4 1/2"
Chassis : Channel
section frame with tubular cross-members, (Wraith) Welded frame
with cruciform centre bracing
Wheelbase : 11', (Wraith) 11' 4"
Transmission : Hypoid rear Axle, (Wraith) synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd and top gears
Steering : Cam and roller
Suspension : Adjustable
hydraulic shock dampers controlled by pump and governor on gearbox
with overriding hand control on steering wheel base. (Wraith) Independent front suspension by
wishbones and horizontal coiled springs enclosed in oil-filled casings.
Brakes : Four-wheel
brakes with friction disc servo driven gearbox. (Wraith) Handbrake
and footbrake used same shoes in rear drums.
The chassis of the Wraith was entirely new
with a crucifom bracing rather like that of its
larger stablemate, the Phantom III and of largely welded construction. The most important new
feature, however, was the independent front suspension, which was similar to that of the