The 1927 Packard was purportedly given as a gift by New York City Major Jimmy Walker, to Charles Lindbergh in recognition of his May 1927 solo trans-Atlantic flight and was displayed for many years at the Antique Auto Museum in Niagara Falls as the “Lindbergh Packard.”
Produced alongside Phantom II’s, this model was the choice of some of the most famous sporting drivers of the day. Tommy Sopwith owned one, as did the famous racing driver Prince Bira of Siam and racing driver and record breaker Sir Malcolm Campbell.
Buick renamed its entire model lineup for the 1936 model year to celebrate the engineering improvements and design advancements over their 1935 models. New Buicks at this time were the fastest of their era, earning the Century the nickname “the banker’s hot rod.”
In 1937, half of Packard’s employees spent their time building the 7,093 premium series Packard Super Eights and Super Twelves. The other employees were tasked with assembling more than ten times as many much less costly ‘junior’ 120 Eights and 110 Sixes.
1937 was the last year the Studebaker Dictator St Regis Cruiser was made. In 1938, the name was changed to the Commander Cruiser. The beautiful lines of the St Regis Cruiser were created by master stylist Raymond Loewy and has also been featured in Limousine Digest Magazine’s “Hall of Fame”.
The R Type is the second series of post World War II Bentley automobiles. During development it was referred to as the Bentley Mark VII. The boot (trunk) was almost doubled in capacity from its predecessor (Mark VI) and the engine increased in displacement from 4.25 to 4.5 litres.
Only 195 of these hand crafted gems were made between 1959 and 1968. Queen Elizabeth was chauffeured in this particular Phantom V, during her State visits to Canada and is considered the best looking Phantom V.
Only 321 of these hand-crafted gems were produced by master coachbuilders Park Ward, H.J. Mulliner, and later, Mulliner-Park Ward. The beauty and elegance of her magnificent refinished burled walnut woodwork and exquisite built-in cocktail cabinet are breathtaking.
Only 1848 of these British classic sedans were produced between 1959 and 1962. That equates to only 462 per year. In the same time frame, 2,311 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud ll sedans were produced, making the Bentley version more rare.
The Rolls Royce Silver Cloud ll is often described as the last, classy looking Rolls Royce, due to her flowing lines, single head lights, and tall grill. This one was originally owned by Colonel Allan Blum, of Newport Beach, a former President of The Rolls Royce Club.
The Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III is the last of the Silver Cloud series. Many feel that after this model, Rolls Royces never looked the same (or as classy). Only 2809 Silver Cloud III’s were made between 1962 and 1966.
This is a very rare version of the Silver Cloud III, only 254 were ever made. Many Rolls Royce lovers will look for years before they can find one for sale anywhere in the world. This model gives you 4 more inches of leg room in the rear that previous Cloud III models.