Rare Left Hand Drive Daimler UK Luxury Saloon Documentation Collector Auto Car
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Rare Left Hand Drive Daimler UK Luxury Saloon Documentation Collector Auto Car for sale
1953 Daimler Empress II
Give yourself the “Royal Treatment” and own a piece of British luxury car history with this 1953 Daimler Empress II saloon offered for sale by Blue Marlin Motors USA.
In its heyday. Daimler. along with other marques like Lanchester. and the familiar Rolls Royce. represented the height of the coach built luxury car experience in England. Even to this day the British Royal Family still uses Daimler cars for some of its transport needs. Daimlers have been used by the Royal Family since the rule of Edward VII.
This particular example being offered for sale is one of great pedigree. It was shown at the 1999 Amelia Island Concours D’Elegance. one of the most prestigious car exhibitions in the world. This car is that clean. There are owner repair records. correspondence with the Daimler and Lanchester Club of North America. and even official blueprints and service manuals included with this car. Having been under the ownership of the same individual since sometime in the early 1960s. this is likely the most pristine and well-documented Daimler Empress II known to exist.
The bodywork on this car was done by Hooper & Co. based out of London. England. Hooper & Co. built horse drawn carriages. and eventually. automobiles. beginning in 1805. Their first car for the Royal Family was built in 1900. According to records found with the car. this particular 1953 Daimler Empress II is powered by a 3 litre engine that produces 100 horsepower. and is mated to an overdrive gearbox.
The interior is just as bespoke as the wonderful two-tone exterior of this car. With power windows. generous seating for five. rear folding tray tables for passengers. a body built from aluminum and English ash wood. laminated glass. and more. this car represents the very best that money could buy in 1953. An independent front suspension makes this Daimler less cumbersome to drive. and more comfortable to ride in. than many of its contemporary coach built luxury counterparts. The trunk is cavernous. with more than enough space for the luggage and belongings of the five adults the car can seat. Also found in the trunk is the original and complete tool kit. Words are barely adequate to describe the detail and craftsmanship associated with this vehicle. The solid sound made when the doors are closed reeks of bank vault security. The smooth powerplant and wide whitewall tires recall a bygone era of luxury and lavishness just not found on the cars of today. Come see us at Blue Marlin Motors USA to bring home this piece of automotive history and add it to your collection today!
-Team @ Blue Marlin Motors USA
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About Blue Marlin Motors
We are very passionate about all great cars. old and new. With our knowledge and love of great cars. combined with an inventory selected and inspected by the owner and our experienced staff. we can find you the car of your dreams.
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The city of Stuart is very relaxed and calm with many local artists. This could be attributed to our fantastic beaches. If you are local. welcome! We are located just South of Pomeroy Street on the right hand side when travelling South on US1. Feel free to call us for directions at 772-678-4300.
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Winning bidder must contact us within 24 hours of auction’s end and make arrangements for payment in full at that time. Upon completion of the auction. a $1000 deposit will be due upon listing completion. The remainder is due within 3 days of auctions end. If no contact is made within 24 hours. Blue Marlin Motors USA reserves the right to re-list the vehicle. sell it to the next high bidder. or sell it otherwise. Please arrange financing prior to bidding. We have excellent financing available. please inquire.
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This vehicle is being sold as is where is by Blue Marlin Motors USA with no warranty expressed. written. or implied. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer’s request prior to the close of the sale. The seller and their appraisers have made every effort to provide you with the most accurate description possible of the vehicle.
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