1933 Rolls-Royce Phantom II

Boat Tail Skiff

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1933
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Wood
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Est. 120 bhp, 7,668 cc overhead valve inline six-cylinder engine with four-speed manual gearbox, solid front axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, live rear axle with longitudinal leaf springs, and servo-assisted four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 143.5"
When Henry Royce began to experiment with automobiles in 1903, he had the advantage of having seen many other cars. Most were crude, noisy and unreliable, and noisy devices. This encouraged him to match the smoothness of the steam car, the silence of the electric car, and the utility of the petrol-powered car. His strength lay in his ability to refine and develop the work of others and his first car, the 10-horsepower model, was easily the most refined automobile of its time. A good product alone was not enough, however, and it was Royce’s partnership with C.S. Rolls, a consummate automobile marketer, that created the most respected name in automotive history. Beginning with the Silver Ghost, Rolls-Royce soon dominated the carriage tra