1951 Wolseley 6/80

Partial restoration project

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1951
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Maroon
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

Following World War Two, and boosted by a Government order for a fleet of 18/85 models, production of Wolseley cars resumed in September 1945 with its Ten, Twelve and Fourteen models and the war-delayed Eight. All of these, however, were replaced three years later by the Four/Fifty and longer wheelbase Six/Eighty, effectively Wolseley versions of the Morris Oxford and Morris Six (all of which shared the same basic monocoque), reflecting the trend started in 1935 when Wolseley became an integral part of the Nuffield Organisation following its acquisition by William Morris in 1927, it would be in 1952 that Austin and Morris merged into the British Motor corporation and thereafter the Wolseley individuality was gradually phased out, making the Four/Fifty and Six/Eighty