Rhode 9.5 1921 to 1924

Rhode ADF. W. Mead and T. W. Deakin began producing their Rhode 9.5 car from their Tyseley, Birmingham work in 1921. It was named in honour of Cecil Rhodes, founder of Rhodesia.  It was fitted with their own overhead camshaft engine, it being of the sporty type although in the economy bracket. The price in 1912 was £275, but was down to £189 by 1924.  Between five and six hundred where produced annually. A top speed between 45 m.p.h and 50 m.p.h was possible with a fuel consumption of thirty five to forty five mile per gallon.
Rhode Spec

Rhode 9.5

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