• Year of manufacture 
    1952
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Gold
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
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National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009

By the late 1920s Lanchester‘s finances were not in the best of health, so much so that in January 1931; the company‘s bank left Lanchester the limited options of either bankruptcy or amalgamation with Daimler. Not surprisingly the latter course was chosen, one favoured strongly by Daimler which was keen to expand sales at the lower end of the automobile market. Lanchester duly moved location to Coventry where low level production of the Lanchester Straight 8, the last of George Lanchester‘s designs for his own company, continued until 1932. The previous year, however, it had been joined by the 2 1/2 litre, straight six engined 15/18 saloon, the first new model following this merger of two of England‘s most respected motoring marques. This was a comprom


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