1927 Rolls-Royce Phantom I

Sedance Coupe - Singin' In the Rain

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1927
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black/Cream
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: 8717 KM Chassis Number: 82 UF
Rolls-Royce had firmly established itself as producer of ‘The Best Car in the World’ with the 40/50hp Silver Ghost, an impressive automobile that had set the standard for smoothness, quietness and refinement combined with performance, flexibility and reliability. When the time came to replace the Ghost with a new model for 1925, it was thus imperative that it should incorporate all the qualities of its predecessor. Bearing this in mind, Rolls-Royce opted not for a V12, V8 or straight eight engine configuration, all of which were tested and rejected, but rather for an overhead valve, longer stroke six cylinder motor with, as on the side valve Ghost, seven main bearings and the cylinders arra