Hunting a Rolls

Hunting a Rolls – “High-classic utility” Rolls-Royce heads to auction – 1929 Rolls-Royce 20HP shooting brake by Alpe & Saunders

“High-classic utility” Rolls-Royce heads to auction with a lower guide of £46,000

 

Whilst many in the media rave about Bentley’s forthcoming bizarrely named Bentayga – a “super-luxury SUV” that looks like a VW Touareg on acid – a much more classy shooting brake heads to auction in October with a guide of £46,000 to £59,000 ($70,000 to $90,000).

 

The shooting brake on offer from the front and from the rear
There is plenty of space to house hunting gear
The vehicle is presented in remarkably good condition

 

The car, which auctioneers RM Sotheby’s term a “Rolls-Royce for the hunt”, is a 1929 Rolls-Royce 20HP that had coachwork by prominent hearse manufacturers Alpe & Saunders added in the 1950s. The 327-centimetre wheelbase, four-speed manual transmission car is striking and features wooden panelling and a red leather interior.

 

This “high-class utility vehicle” will be sold at the RM Sotheby’s Hershey sale on Thursday 8th October 2015. We’d take it over the £160,000 ($245,000) Bentayga anyday.

 

Update: 10th October 2015: The Rolls-Royce sold for £43,000 ($66,000, €58,000).

 

 

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