1934 Rolls-Royce 20/25 H.P.

Oxborrow & Fuller by Vanden Plas

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1934
  • Automobiltyp 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    RHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Grey
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leather
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: GWE6
By the late 1920s the trend for ever-heavier coachwork on the Rolls-Royce 20 HP had inevitably had a detrimental effect on performance. Rolls-Royce‘s solution was to increase the comparatively small 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. The 20/25 became the most popular of all pre-war Rolls-Royces. This was with good reason as it had an increased engine size over its predecessors which provided the refined motoring expected of this period. It is still considered a delight to drive and remains a favourite among collectors. Contemporary road tests commented on the exquisite precision of all the controls, one saying that the car behaved so beautifully that it was difficult to drive badly. Flexibility and braki