1934 Singer Motors Limited Le Mans

1.5 Litre - Same owner for the last 54 years

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1934
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: BKE 185 Chassis Number: LM10
Singer & Co Ltd., like so many thirties manufacturers, started producing bicycles in the late nineteenth century in Coventry. They progressed to motorcycles and then tricycles before finally building cars in 1905. It was not long before Singer made their presence felt, taking the Brooklands 16 hp record from Sunbeam. By 1928 Singer was Britain‘s third largest car maker after Austin and Morris. The range continued in a very complex manner using developments of the ohc Junior engine first with the Nine, the 14/6 and the sporty 1 1/2 litre.
Built in May 1934 this particular car is 1 of only 12 MkI Le Mans made in 1934, these rare and exciting machines becoming an instant success with aspiring amateur racing drivers. The car has been cherished by the present owner since 1956, who has used the car regularly and kept