1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom II

Continental 2-door Fixedhead Coupe by Hooper

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1933
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Royal Household Claret
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 1st December 2009
Registration Number: TBA Chassis Number: 142 MY
The Phantom II of 1929 was the last Rolls-Royce model to be developed and introduced entirely under the control of Sir Henry Royce. The chassis was designed to accommodate the latest low-built coachwork and with its impressively long bonnet it made the model by general agreement one of the sleekest and best-proportioned of all the great cars of the 1930s. Of course, most of the production was aimed at the Company’s traditional customers who usually wanted formal limousine coachwork, but the world of the Silver Ghost and Phantom I was changing. New high-speed roads were spreading across Europe, and of course were used by the wealthy for long-distance touring, so that average speed requirements were rising at the same time. Royce’s reaction was to develop a new version of the Phantom II, known as the Continental;