K Type Blue 325

The same frame as the J-Type, but fitted with the Meadows 4EB engine

 

 Engine: Meadows 4EB, 1247cc, 9.8hp, 19bhp
Wheelbase 8' 9"
Track 3' 9"

Designed in late 1925, the 1926 Lea-Francis range saw a number of modifications being made to the chassis design. The newly designated J, K, L, M and N types kept the quarter elliptic rear springs, hand-brake operating on the transmission and cone clutch of the earlier models, but with improvements such as stiffer rear cross-members and improved rear spring mounting. All models, except the G Type, now came with four wheel brakes as standard.

Identical to the J Type apart from its engine, 333 K Types were built.

The red K Type pictured left and immediately below left is a 1925 model, one of seven known to exist, all owned by Club members.

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