1934 Armstrong Siddeley Redfern Saloon

Tourer

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1934
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black/Cream
  • 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: EKX 935 Chassis Number: U/1437
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. The 17hp went into production in 1934 with a 2394cc overhead valve engine and a 4-speed pre-selector gearbox. The 17hp came in many guises, most were clothed by Armstrong Siddeley’s own inhouse coachbuilders "Burlington”. They produced saloons, limousines, sports tourers, sports saloons, town and country saloons and so on. The chassis was also popular with bespoke coachbuilders such as Salmons and Maltby’s. After World War II Armstrong Siddeley built the Hurricane drophead and Lancaster saloon models and then the Typhoon coupé and Whitley saloon b