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After a busy and adventurous 2016 we present to you our 2017 winter newsletter.  Follow us on our journey across America from Canada to California, Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta and a few stops in between.

Some of the stories we have in store for you.

  • Life is a Highway
  • A West Coast Treat – Adventures @ Laguna Seca
  • The Brickyard – Our time on the track in Indianapolis
  • Monterey Car Week 
  • Le Petit Le Mans & Atlanta Concours
  • Tucking your Car Away
  • On The Road – Tips from a Road Warrior
  • The original J2X vs AMW’s J2X MKII by David Hooper Chief Engineer – Allard Motor Company 
  •  Zora Arkus-Duntov – The Allard Connection

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Allard Motor Works (AMW) is pleased to announce that right-hand-drive (RHD) is now available on its new Allard J2X Mk III. Following numerous requests from potential J2X MkIII owners from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, as well as a number of other countries, AMW has reconfigured its J2X MkIII cockpit to provide a RHD option.

“Given the width of the cockpit and the fact that our doors are reinforced with side impact bars, the task was not as easy as imagined,” commented AMW President, Roger Allard. “You are not only dealing with the steering wheel, but there are also foot pedals to reposition, instruments to move around, a spare tire to flip to the opposite side and accessories to reposition.” This said, AMW is now ready to take orders for overseas shipment.

AMW is often asked why the steering on the J2X is generally on the left, given that it is a British vehicle. The answer is that the J2X was primarily an export vehicle and most often shipped to N. America and Europe (without engine and paint!). Of the 83 originally built, only 7 had a RHD. These were also exports, but they found homes in a number of the former British colonies.

For additional information, please contact:

Allard Motor Works Inc.

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