1934 Brewster Ford

Town Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1934
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
85 bhp, 221 cu. in. L-head V8 engine, three-speed manual transmission, front and rear transverse leaf spring suspension with solid axles, four-wheel mechanical brakes. Wheelbase: 127"
The renowned coachbuilder Brewster & Co. was closely associated with Rolls-Royce, having taken a franchise for the British make in 1914. Not surprisingly, many imported Rolls-Royce cars bore Brewster coachwork. When Rolls-Royce of America was established at Springfield, Massachusetts in 1919, Brewster became one of the companies supplying “Rolls-Royce Custom Coachwork,” bodies built in small series and listed in the catalogs. The Brewster relationship was sufficiently close that Rolls bought Brewster in October 1925.
By the early thirties, however, all luxury automakers were reeling, Rolls-Royce among them. Chassis assembly at Springfield ceased, leaving only a few imported Phantom II chassis for Brewster to clothe. Rolls-Royce of America was shut down in 1934; by then its presiden