1933 Lagonda 16/80

Open Tourer

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1933
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £65,000 - £75,000
Registration Number: APG 489
Chassis Number: S10170
That quintessentially English company, Lagonda derives its name from a creek in Ohio and its origins in Staines, Middlesex to its American founder Wilbur Gunn. From 1907 until the 1920s robust, well-designed light cars were their mainstay, including a strong export trade to Tsarist Russia. Their 11.9hp offered competition for a while to the 11.9hp Morris Cowley in the years before World War One. While Morris concentrated on mass production, Lagonda decided to produce top quality cars for the discerning. From the mid 1920s the firm concentrated on sports cars and tourers in the main. A new engine designer, Arthur Davidson, was brought in from Lea Francis when he introduced the 14/60 in 1926, the new 2-litre 4-cylinder sporting engine featuring twin, high-mounted camshafts operating inclined valves