With new financial backers, a new factory in Feltham and a new ohc 1.5-litre engine, the era of ‘Bertelli’ Astons began in 1927. There were sports and competition models, and also a tourer and a saloon (pictured), while 1929 saw the introduction of the low-slung, dry-sumped International model, based on the company’s widely successful racing cars of the day. The International was fast and refined but the price was high and sales remained slow. In all, 129 ‘First Series’ cars were produced.
Specification Engine 1495cc, in-line 4 power 56bhp Torque n/a 0-60mph n/a Top speed 80mph