It is for the chassis in the Austin Seven Swallow’s Nest “Lyons and Walmsley create the first automobile body. Novelty so much that a few months the company received orders for 500 bodies. Following the “Austin” was followed by the body to vehicles of other brands Fiat, “Morris”, “Swift”, “Standard”. Cat, jumping over the fence’s success has brought both money and recognition. Business Development constrained absence of its own chassis. And then Lyons organizes specialized company. In 1931, the coupe ss I and ss ii on its own chassis, but still with the engine produces a strange sensation. Low, the body is extremely long hood and at the same modest price.
So the British press reporters were expressed that the car looked at 1000 pounds, although its real price was only 310! William Walmsley did not share the optimism, enthusiasm and ambition namesake and first half of 1934 breaks the relationship with your partner. Lyons, becoming absolute ruler of a company with even greater energy takes this case and creates a new series of sedans and sports cars with new chassis and improved engines. The name “swallow” is not suitable low-powerful machines and the Lions turned for help to advertisers. After much doubt the owner of firm agrees to the Jaguar, though objective figure.