2010 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane

Drophead Restoration Poject

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2010
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: TBA Chassis Number: TBA
Following the formation of Armstrong Siddeley in 1919, it wasn’t long before its cars attracted Royal patronage, customers even including the Duke of York (later King George VI). It was not until 1933 however, that the Rolls-Royce and Daimler markets were first challenged by the 4.9 litre Siddeley Special. After World War II Armstrong Siddeley built the Hurricane drophead and Lancaster saloon models and then the Typhoon coupé and Whitley saloon before replacement by the all new Sapphire.
The car on offer here is a Hurricane drophead restoration project. The vendor started a full restoration in the 1990s which was not completed. It is believed that the body and engine have been overhauled, however the rolling shell has stood under a cover for a number of years and the engine is not installed. This car presents an opportunity to get a head start on the resto