Lot 119

2009   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2009

1915 Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Torpedo Tourer

Coachwork by Maythorn & Son Ltd.

Estimate

$775,000 - $850,000

Chassis

24 CB

Engine

15.A

Car Highlights

Recently Completed Extensive Touring

Sporting Alloy Bonnet Torpedo Tourer Coachwork

A Well-Known And Highly Regarded Example

Highly Desirable Colonial Alpine Eagle Chassis

One Of Approximately 20 Original-Bodied, Open Pre-War Ghosts To Have Survived

A Fine Example Of The Edwardian Rolls-Royce

Technical Specs

7,428 CC Inline L-Head 6-Cylinder Engine

Single Updraft Carburetor

50 BHP at 1,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

2-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Live-Axle Front Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs; Live-Axle Rear Suspension with Cantilever Leaf Springs

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