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DAIMLER DB18 DROPHEAD COUPE BY CARLTON, EX SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL

£248,500

car description

AS MR. CHURCHILL SAID, “I AM EASILY SATISFIED WITH THE VERY BEST” Brand Daimler Type DB18 DROPHEAD COUPE BY CARLTON -EX SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL Color Silver/Black Interior Green Year of build 1939 Price € 350.000,- DAIMLER DB18 One of only 8 examples made Benefitting from a thorough restoration costing over € 140.000,- Superb color combination Extremely elegant body This Daimler comes with an impressive history file and out of this file we are trying to make a selection to write a part of the information we have for this special car but this is rather difficult as the Daimler itself is very unique but because of the history of this specific example it is even more unique. To start with, we found in the history file, the following text which immediately shows the quality and rarity of the Daimler DB18. Mail online wrote in 2010 “When most drivers were still laboriously double-declutching in the beginning of the 40-ties, the owner of a DB18 simple pre-selected the gear he wanted, then dabbed the “change pedal” to enact the shift. The system of the pre-selector was invented by Major WG Wilson who was also co-inventor of the tank and hero of World War I. The portents must have seemed goo

Accessories

left-hand-drive daimler db18 convertible coupe carlton ex sir winston churchill leather restored warranty 1939

key Facts

  • Ad ID
    69868
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Daimler > Db18
  • Year
    1939

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