1933 Rolls-Royce 20/25 H.P.

by Rippon

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1933
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver/Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • 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: £22,000 - £30,000
Registration Number: VH 7756
Chassis Number: TBA
By the late 1920s, the trend for ever-heavier coachwork on the Rolls-Royce 20hp had inevitably had a detrimental effect on performance. Rolls-Royce's solution was a twenty percent increase in the six cylinder engine's capacity from just over three litres to 3,699cc which, together with a stronger crankshaft allowing increased rpm, raised its output to 25hp.
As with the 20hp, the 20/25 was warmly received and proved immensely popular, soon more than doubling sales of the big Phantom II. As always with Rolls-Royce, many detail improvements were made to the 20/25 during its seven year production life, including rises in compression ratio in 1930 and 1932; the latter year also saw the introduction of synchromesh for the third and fourth gear ratios, thermostatically controlled radiator grille shutters,