1924 Vauxhall 30/98

OE-Type Velox Tourer

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1924
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Maroon/Black/Polished Aluminium
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The inaugural auction takes place in Sydney on December 5th, 2009.
Doors open 5.30pm
Auction Commences 6.30pm
Please note:
Telephone and Absentee Bidder registration closes
12pm Saturday 5th December.
For further enquiries please contact:
Robert Glover on [email protected]
Damien Duigan on [email protected]
ALL ESTIMATES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS
1924 Vauxhall 30-98 OE-Type Velox Tourer
Maroon/Black/Polished Aluminium
Four Seater Sports Tourer
4 Speed Manual Transmission
4,224cc 4 cylinder
Engine No. OE187
Chassis No. OE178
Estimate $280,000 – $320,000
Regarded by many as a Bentley beater for the connoisseur the Vauxhall 30-98 is nothing short of a super car of the early 1920s. With speeds in excess of 100 mph in stripped racing form it was capable of running rings round the 3 Litre Bentleys on the open road and was the chosen stead of many of the world’s wealthy elite, racing rascals and even the odd Bentley Boy!
The first 30-98 was constructed in 1913 and was supplied to a