1949 Talbot Lago Grand Sport

Cabriolet Coachwork by Figoni et Falaschi

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1949
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Bare Metal
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London
October 27, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for £50. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom SW11 4NJ
AUCTION:
October 27, 2010
PREVIEW:
October 26, 2010
October 27, 2010
To be offered at auction WITHOUT RESERVE ,Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Chassis No.
100047
Estimate:
£30,000-£60,000
190-195 bhp, 4,482 cc inline six-cylinder engine with dual overhead camshafts and three Zenith carburettors, four-speed Wilson pre-selector gearbox, and four-wheel Lockheed hydraulic drum brakes.
- From the Estate of John M. O’Quinn
- Lago Record uprated to Grand Sport specification
- Previously displayed at the Rosso Bianco Museum
With this specific cabriolet, chassis 100047, Figoni et Falaschi cleverly managed to create the visual illusion of a