1927 Amilcar C6

ex Bol d’Or, Monthlery

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1927
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 11052
The French have been producing small, stark, light cars since as early as 1906, and had become recognised as the market leaders in their manufacture by the outbreak of the First World War. The 1920s saw a vast number of light cars produced, many by back street entrepreneurs, largely concentrated in the suburbs of Paris. The best and most popular of this flowering breed of light car was the Amilcar.
The initial CC model, the base for all subsequent 4 cylinder models was supplemented in 1922 by several variations and the company continued to develop models until the CGS was launched in 1924. The Amilcar concern had lost no time in acquiring a strong sporting image which was fo