An amazingly well preserved, one-off 1927 Hispano Suiza. This T49 ("27HP") was ordered new by British hero Colonel Guy Geddes, bodied in the UK by H.J. Mulliner as a light and sporty saloon with Weymann-type construction. Colonel Geddes kept the car until his death in 1954. Then other two long-term British ownerships, with a careful regular maintenance, since 2015 when the car left the U.K. for the first time in almost 90 years. A second prize in the "Pre-War Preservation Class" at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2015 then the prestigious "FIVA award for the Best Preserved Car" at Villa d'Este Concorso di Eleganza 2017, proved everywhere she goes she impresses specialists, connoisseurs and enthusiasts. In excellent driving condition, it starts anytime on the button, the engine turns as a Swiss clock, easy to drive and with good handling. Her first drive out of Great Britain was the Tour d'Elegance 2015 as part of Pebble Beach event: faultless and reliable, it performed like a much more modern car. The original old "buff" log and the original owners manual come with the car, together with a letter (dated 1955!) by Hispano Suiza specialist George Briand attesting the car was "in original condition and well kept". More details and many pictures here: https://hispanosuiza.shutterfly.com Visible in Monaco. I can assist with shipping worldwide. First serious and sensible offer will get this unique car.
1925 Hispano-Suiza H6B Convertible Sedan Coachwork by Belvallette s/n 11093, Eng. no. 301111, Body no. 9899 Black with Maroon Leather and Highlights The luxurious and elegant Hispano-Suiza came to fruition at a time in automobile development when industry was booming and individual wealth was increasing at historic rates. Chosen by European royalty, Maharajahs, Hollywood film stars and industrial tycoons, the legendary Hispano-Suiza was brilliantly engineered, adorned with beautiful fixtures, and stunning handmade coachwork. Swiss engineer Marc Birkigt had proven his capabilities with Hispano-Suiza-engined Spad fighter planes in World War I, devising a lightweight aluminum casting with steel liners, essentially creating the first block castings of their type. After the war, Hispano-Suiza delivered the same brilliance to the new H6 cars built in Paris at the Bois Colombes factory, unveiled in 1919, with the H6B model revealed in 1920. Captain Georges Guynemer's Stork Squadron of Hispano-Suiza-engined Spads became the mascot adorning the H6 radiator, featuring a six-cylinder car of 6,597cc capacity. The model was renowned for its ease of handling, engine efficiency, durable three-spe