Rolls-Royce 20HP, 20/25, 25/30 & Wraith In Detail: 1922-1939

February 15, 2010|
Rolls-Royce 20HP, 20/25, 25/30 & Wraith In Detail: 1922-1939 by Nick Walker
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In 1922 Rolls-Royce introduced their new 20hp model, known as the Twenty, the first in a family of what are now called the “Small Horsepower” cars. The plan was to offer a more manageable, less expensive model than the mighty 7-litre Silver Ghost, one intended for the owner-driver rather than for the chauffeur, yet with all the quality and refinement of the bigger cars. The Twenty and its succeeding models was a success. All these models enjoy a very strong following today. More than 10,000 were made, and many survive today. These cars had an astounding range of coachwork types and styles by practically every coachbuilder in Britain along with many in Europe, the United States and elsewhere, many examples are illustrated in this book. After outlining the development of Rolls-Royce’s project for a smaller car, the author provided a detailed technical description of the Twenty,. For owners, present and prospective, there are chapters on using the cars today and on the practicalities of ownership, including advice on parts availability, maintenance and preservation.. It is illustrated with some 70 color and 150 black-and-white photographs.
Nick Walker studied engineering at Cambridge, but then pursued a career in business management and marketing. He is Honorary Librarian of the Vintage Sports-Car Club, Honorary Archivist of SAE-UK (formerly IBCAM), and a member of the Society of Automotive Historians. His special allegiance is to the Alvis marque, and he has owned exam...
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Title:Rolls-Royce 20HP, 20/25, 25/30 & Wraith In Detail: 1922-1939
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:192 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.75 in
Published:February 15, 2010
Publisher:Herridge & Sons Ltd.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781906133122

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