(1937 Jaguar Swift Standard)
Jaguar William Walmsley and William Lyons – started the Swallow
Sidecar Company for motorbikes in 1922. In 1927 the company started to
build special sports car bodies onto some of the popular Austin 7 chassis.
The Austin Swallows were raced successfully, despite their small 747cc
(Swallow Side Car)
In 1932 the company launched their own car SS I and SS II cars, which
were an immediate success. The SS I was a sleek two seater sports car
with a very long bonnet and a small back seat for kids and a very
attractive price. The SS Cars Company was established to concentrate on
building the new cars.