This is a 20hp rolls royce engine requires no work and as such is in superb running condition. Rolls royce motor cars and rolls royce plc rolls royce motor cars ltd. We currently have 16 books in this category in stock. In 1936 the car was part exchanged at jack barclay for a later model. Find great deals on ebay for rolls royce 20 25 hp handbook. The smaller 3liter, 6cylinder engine 20 hp was an excellent addition to the rolls royce range. The rollsroyce 20 25 was the second of rollsroyce ltds prewar entry level models. Rolls royce classic cars 20hp for sale car and classic. You are viewing all stock in the rolls royce category. This book is a waste of money little information poor quality i bought another book from the rroc, rolls royce owners club. New listing rolls royce 20 25 vintage dws scissor jack.
Between 1922 and 1929 a total of 2,885 twentys were produced. This will be his fourth book for dalton watson fine books. The images shown are representations of the 1928 rolls royce phantom i and not necessarily vehicles that have been bought or sold at auction. Details of the 10 hp also 15, 20 and 30 hp petrol car. Only very few of the small horsepower rollsroyce 20 hp were originally delivered to the united states. Image 1 voiture american classic rollsroyce 20hp 1928. The story goes that in 1936 the car was part exchanged at jack barclay for a later.
This rare and sought after righthand drive 1928 rollsroyce 20hp drophead coupe is available in british racing green with a. The company started to produce aircraft engines in 1915 during world war i. January 1928 plus 1947 abridged spares list, covering rr 2025, too. Construction was simplified but standards of workmanship were not compromised. Malcolm has owned thirtyfive rollsroyce or bentley cars, including, for fortysix years, a 1928 20hp.
This rare and sought after righthand drive 1928 rolls royce 20hp drophead coupe is available in british racing green with a green interior and a. Apart from their radiator grilles, there is little difference between rolls royce and bentley standard saloons made during the period from 1946 to the early 1980s. The project to develop the next generation 20 hp was code named goshawk. It comes equipped with a manual transmission, fog lights, wood trim, rear picnic trays, solid wheels and includes the spare tire. A unique and charming rolls royce 20 hp bodied by seegers et sohn of leipzig, germany. Yx3219 chassis gbm 35 was ordered in april 1928 by the world famous coachbuilders hooper who fitted their own weymann bodywork.
Well worth the money if you are interested in the 20 25. Griffith as described in john fasals book the rolls royce 20. Jun 30, 2005 1928 rolls royce 20hp landaulette coachwork by park ward body no. Classic 1928 rollsroyce 20hp compton sports saloon for sale.
Rolls royce, bentley and select prewar motor cars and automobilia. Rolls royce classic cars 20 for sale car and classic. However, it was quite difficult to follow at this was a fun and entertaining book. A general guide to working with a rolls royce 20 hp. The target market for the 2025 was the same as the twenty the luxury, owner driver market. Most interesting is a list of all the twenty hp cars, chassis number vise, giving. Its success enabled rollsroyce to survive the economic difficulties of the great depression years and remain one of worlds great brands. Well worth the money if you are interested in the 2025. This is a very exciting prewar rolls royce project car with. The book was spectacular however, you must be a member to purchase the book. This rare and sought after righthand drive 1928 rolls royce 20hp drophead coupe is available in british racing green with a green interior and a tan canvas top.
Based at goodwood near chichester in west sussex, it commenced business on 1st. A clause was added to the contract stipulating the cars would be called rolls royce. Technical documents and manuals for rollsroyce and bentley. There are some conditions though, in order for us to work on other makes the owner has to have or have had an alfa romeo. A very rare project car which a lot of potential and has been sitting for many years waiting to be restored. In 1936 the car was part exchanged at jack barclay for a later.
Vi har nu salt bilen till en herre i bristol, storbritannien. Overspending on the rb211 turbofan aircraft engine led to rolls royce being nationalized. The rolls royce twenty, built between 1922 and 1929, was rolls royce s small car for the 1920s and was produced alongside the 4050 silver ghost and the successor to the 4050, the phantom. The story goes that in 1936 the car was part exchanged at jack. Vintage and prestige are proud to offer this 1922 rolls royce silver ghost open tourer by grosvenor for sale.
Most car enthusiasts these days will think of bentleys as being like an ss or sporting version of a rolls royce and during the 1980s, for instance, bentleys were turbocharged, with bodycolour rather than chrome bumpers. It was intended to appeal to owner drivers but many were sold to customers with chauffeurs. Classic 1928 rollsroyce 20hp compton sports saloon for. Elicor rolls royce 2025, 1928 model, 143, made in france ref 1030.
It comes equipped with a manual transmission, dual carburetors, wire wheels and includes some miscellaneous parts. It was a replacement for the triedandtrue, worldrenowned silver ghost. Rolls roye phantom iii 3 oil filter conversion kit. Occasionally, just occasionally, we will work on other makes. Offered from the bursville collection,1926 rollsroyce 20hp open. The inline 6cylinder, overheadvalve 2530 hp engine is similar to that used in the 20 25 but increased in capacity to 4,257 cc 259. Malcolm has owned thirtyfive rolls royce or bentley cars, including, for fortysix years, a 1928 20hp faux cabriolet by park ward. F7a see text this model was introduced to meet requests for a smaller, less expensive car in keeping with the trend after the first world war towards smaller cars for a wider market. We specialise in spare parts for rolls royce and bentley motor cars manufactured in the classic period between 19221965, below you can find a full list of models covered and some of the car parts we typically have available in stock. Rolls royce 20 hp compton sports saloon 1928 allgemeine beschreibung. Follow us on facebook for photos, excerpts and information about the release of this title.
Chassis gbm 35 was ordered in april 1928 by the world famous coachbuilders hooper who fitted their own weymann bodywork. The 1928 rolls royce 20hp doctors coupe by carlton is a credit to its last keeper. Ref 62 1928 rollsroyce 20hp saloon historics at brooklands. This book covers the models produced between 1946 and 1965, i. Rolls royce 20 25 hp owners handbookmanual condensed edition bids. Rollsroyce 20 hp classic cars for sale classic trader. It was intended to appeal to ownerdrivers but many were sold to customers with chauffeurs.
Harry potter book box set the complete collection by j. In the case of the venerable 20 hp, the power was transmitted through the. The 20hp rollsroyce, sometimes called the baby rolls, was introduced in october 1922. The rolls royce twenty built between 1922 and 1929 was rolls royce s small car for the 1920s and was produced alongside the 4050 silver ghost and the successor to the 4050, the phantom. Gwl22 this model was introduced to meet requests for a smaller, less expensive car in keeping with the trend after the first world war towards smaller cars for a wider market. Well, back in the 1920s, rolls royce and bentley were two separate entities. The characters were well written each had their own personality, their own motivations in this strange world of reality television. Chassis gbm 35 was ordered in april 1928 by the world famous coachbuilders hooper who fitted. Built between 1929 and 1936, it was tremendously popular, becoming the most successful selling interwar rollsroyce.
Built on a shorter wheelbase than the silver ghost, the 20 hp was easily recognized by its horizontally arranged radiator shutters. Rolls royce 20 25 vincent van 1928 bordeaux glm models 1. Rollsroyce car gallery rollsroyce car club 20ghost club. Herstellerbezeichnung service handbook silver wraith silver dawn mk. Changing times after wwi eventually forced the abandonment of rollsroyces one model policy, an allnew 20hp car joining the existing 4050hp silver ghost. Anniversary and leatherbound editions also available. Painted in a jaunty yellow and black the 1928 rolls royce 20hp tourer attracts attention of the right kind wherever it appears and brings smiles to faces of the bystanders. The 2025 was the successor of the highly successful 20 hp rollsroyce twenty introduced in 1922. Original coachwork hooper tourer, current coachwork by clough, who owned the car for many years in south africa. Honest john have rolls royce 20hp classic cars for sale to choose from. The rollsroyce twenty built between 1922 and 1929 was rollsroyces small car for the.