Stratton Motor Company are pleased to offer this 1936 Lagonda 4.5l M45 Rapide Tourer. Finished in Black with Red Leather/Hide Leather, Completely restored by Fox & Nicholl to a Le Mans Team Car specification, This excellent recreation of a Le Mans Team car has outstanding attention to detail, The car comes complete with a Full Historic Technical Passport issued by the MSA, Ideal opportunity for someone looking to use the car for competition purposes, Recorded mileage 3961 For further details please contact Roger Bennington on 07836 215560 or Jonathan Potts on 01508 530491.
The Ian Pitney Special is utterly bespoke. In order to understand the mentality behind this creation, you need to understand Pitney Restorations. Started by Ian Pitney's father in 1973 and followed by his son Ian in 2002, Pitney restorations have been creating one-off aluminium panels for pre and post-war motor cars in the same time-honoured traditions. The most immaculate curves and lines seen on the world's most expensive cars start life in workshops such as these. The English wheel, rollers, clamps and hammers are all that's required to turn flat aluminium into the most voluptuous and inspired shapes imaginable. That and, of course, skill and experience and it is precisely this skill and experience that makes an un-prepossessing workshop into an Aladdin's cave of sleeping beauty's awaiting the Pitney treatment. Ian has been creating stunning panels for the great and the good for years, until January, 2013 when, in one of those 'shower moments' when you're not really thinking of anything much, he decided to make something special for himself. Something using styling cues he had bumped into over the years, liked and subconsciously lodged in the old grey matter. The starting point,