1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom IIShort Chassis Continental Owen Sedanca 3 Position
Year of manufacture1934
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourBlack
Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
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2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
Those words, "the best car in the world", are now seen as prophetic, and remain linked to Rolls-Royce to this day. Of all the Rolls-Royces ever made by engineering genius Henry Royce, none can be more deserving of that title than his masterpiece, the Phantom II Continental.
By 1925 the Silver Ghost chassis, designed in 1906, had almost reached the limits of its development, but a new chassis had not been built so the car was upgraded by the installation of a new engine and christened the New Phantom. The six-cylinder overhead valve engine was similar in many ways to Rolls-Royce‘s other current model, the Twenty, but was of 7,668 cc