1933 Lagonda 3 Litre

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 - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: BGO 820 Chassis Number: 210463
Among the rarest of pre-war Lagonda models is the 3 litre. A descendant of the vintage 16/65, it was introduced as an upmarket companion to the better known 2 litre. To accommodate more commodious touring and saloon coachwork, it came with high and low chassis options.
By the 1930s the model had grown into an exceedingly handsome touring car with a 10ft 9in wheelbase and a choice of fabric or fully panelled painted bodies, characterised by their sleekly rounded radiators and P100 headlamps. The six-cylinder 2,931cc overhead valve engine was designed by Arthur Davidson, the designer of the classic twin-cam 2 litre unit. Offering around 80bhp the engine was also immensely robust and smooth.
It was these exemplary characteristics which made these cars so popular with those more enthusiastic competition minded mem