Announcing the proposed sale of AUF 77 This beautiful Lagonda M45 has been the personal transport of our founder Bob Fountain since he purchased it as a barn find in 2004. AUF 77 is a 4.5 litre M45 built in 1934 and one of only two drop head coupes to be clothed in the elegant Sedanca de Ville body, considered by many to be the most attractive 'special order' coachwork ever to adorn an M45 chassis. Constructed & delivered by special order from Lancefield Coachworks of London, AUF 77 is the original registration number. Fully restored by Aston Workshop during 2006-07 in preparation for her biggest adventure, The Peking Paris Challenge, a photographic record of which can be found here: http://www.aston.co.uk/peking_index/php It features a straight cut gearbox and special high performance, 'dyno optimised' engine with all steel bottom end and all the correct internals. All modifications were undertaken as required with no expense spared. The result is a timeless, classic Lagonda that can cruise effortlessly and cover huge daily mileage at modern traffic speed. Bob and his co-driver Joseph de Georgi successfully completed the Peking Paris Challenge, finishing in 14th position and were
lagonda m45 sedanca de ville dhc 1934 silver cruise-control restored
Beamish, DH9 0RW, Durham
A rather special 1954 Lagonda 3 Litre Drophead Coupe, ordered new by HRH...