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Registration Number: JPD 952

Chassis 12363

At the height of the opulent art deco period Bentley was by Rolls Royce; W.O. disappointed and humiliated by the loss of his own was recruited as chief engineer at His primary task was to design and a luxury sports car to beat the marques of the day, Rolls-Royce and

The masterpiece he delivered was the LG6; was an evolution of the LG45, but with superior technical innovations, a diagonally braced advanced design, and a much improved of the six-cylinder Meadows engine, advances included independent and torsion bar suspension, dual hydraulic brakes, distributor / and ignition further improved by the of two sparking plugs per cylinder.

Frank Feeley’s magnificent body design was considered at the to be aggressive, flamboyant and extrovert, and to a tee the futuristic ideas of the time. It is considered today to be the epitome of chic, and it evokes excitement and sophistication from every Unfortunately the second world war to an end this joie-de-vivre and ushered in a new of austerity, prematurely curtailing the of this classic marque, but us with a legacy of the 1930’s at the of artistic design-based engineering.

This 1938 Lagonda LG6 has professionally restored to the highest with hand fabricated bodywork over a new ash frame by none other than Henderson, arguably the best and well respected of long VSCC members most for creating superior bodywork Chassis 12363 follows to standards the Rapide body with its cutaway doors, rounded boat tail, wings’ and the model’s trademark chromed exhausts, all mounted on a renovated LG6 chassis.

Prior to the car’s purchase by the Hans-Peter Weidmann (former of the Aston Martin DB4GT ‘Jet’ sold in 2013), the car was at the Aston Martin factory at Pagnell by Kingsley Riding Director of Works Services. As a of Mr Weidmann’s failing health he was able to complete one rally the Lagonda, the Basle-Paris Raid.

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‘JPD 952′ in the UK, the Lagonda has an exacting mechanical overhaul and beginning in 2003, with since 2006 in the current possession. Work-in-progress photographs for the 2003-2007 are available.

The six-cylinder Meadows engine has rebuilt to the very highest by recognised Lagonda experts, LMB of Wommelgem, Belgium with from the well-known authority Green, and the result is a testament to the demanded by one of the best-known Lagonda and connoisseurs. During rebuilding the benefited from advances and developed by LMB. In 2013 a desirable and much sought all-synchromesh gearbox from an 4.3-Litre was installed, ensuring the new owner is able to fully this outstanding motor car to the extent.

Prepared in a subtle shade Green paintwork, the car is presented in order, from the superior leather seats to the new Dunlop The weather gear is in excellent and photographs of the exacting restoration the 2003-2007 period are available.

The documentation included UK registration extensive history, and all important maintenance bills and photographs. and respected in the Lagonda Club, magnificent LG6 with superbly-executed factory Rapide coachwork a unique opportunity to join a exclusive group of prewar owners. Simply stunning!

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