ERA Type B (1935-7)
There appear to have been 13 B-Types built, all were 1500cc cars, based on the current Riley 6 engine.
R1B Built for Richard Seaman.
R2B "Romulus" - Built for Prince Chular of Siam as 21st present for his cousin Prince Bira in 1935.
R3B Written off at Deauville in 1936
R4B Built 1936 then converted to D-type, and kept by Raymond Mays.
R5B "Remus" - followed R2B in 1936!
R6B Built for Dr JD Benjafield.
R7B Sold to Arthur Dobson.
R8B Built for Earl Howe.
R9B Built for Dennis Scribbans.
R10B Built in 1937 for Peter Whitehead, later converted to C-Type.
R11B Built for Reggie Tongue.
R12B Works Car, converted to C-Type when bought by Prince Chula ("Hanuman").
R14B Built in 1937 for Johnny Wakefield.
Bore 57.5 Stroke 95.5
Firing Order 1, 5, 3, 6, 2, 4
4-speed Armstrong Siddeley Preselector Gearbox, without Clutch.
Semi-elliptic; Hartford Friction shock-absorbers.
Girling Mechanical Rod with wedge operated shoes.
Wheelbase 8' (aprx 2440)
Track 4'4.5" (aprx 1310mm)
Wheels Dunlop centre lock wire
Weight 14.5cwt (1500)