1946 Daimler DB18

King George Royal Tour of South Africa

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1946
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motoring
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 3 October 2009
Registration Number: NB 222 Chassis Number: 50149
Britain’s oldest automobile company, Daimler, was founded in 1896 as an offshoot of the German company that survives today as Daimler-Benz. Their first post-war car was the DB 18, essentially a continuation of their 1939 2.5-litre, six-cylinder model. Following the end of World War II, Daimler Cars resumed production of its pre-war DB18 model. It had typical pre-war styling with all of the traditional Daimler hallmarks including the famous radiator grille. The DB18 used an overhead valve six cylinder engine coupled with a four speed gearbox and fluid flywheel. Although most DB18’s had standard four door saloon bodies a number of drophead coupes were produced by both Tickford and (Daimler owned) Barker. The saloon had a sliding "Sun Shine Roof” which was a popular feature on cars of this period. Production of the DB18 cont