Lot 139

2012   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2012

1932 Daimler 40/50 Double Six Sport Saloon

Coachwork by Designed by Captain H.R. Owen | One-Off Coachwork by Martin Walter Ltd.

SOLD $2,970,000

Estimate

$3,000,000 - $4,000,000

Chassis

32382

Engine

55628

Car Highlights

A One-of-a-Kind Monument to Automotive Extravagance
Featured in Daimler Factory Literature and Profile Publications
Exceptional Attention to Detail Throughout
One of the Most Beautiful Closed Cars Ever Constructed
The Longest and Most Advanced of the 26 Double Sixes
Premiere Award Winner at the 1932 Eastbourne Concours d’Elegance
The Finest Car Ever Built by Daimler: The Car of Kings

Technical Specs

6,511 CC 60 Knight Double Sleeve-Valve V-12 Engine
Dual Daimler Carburetors
150 BHP (50 HP R.A.C.) at 2,480 RPM
4-Speed Wilson Preselector Gearbox
4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Mechanical Drum Brakes
Solid Front Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Hartford Friction Dampers
Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Hartford Friction Dampers
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