Lagonda 1934

Great Britain

16/80 Special Six
3-Litre
4½-Litre
Rapier (1087 cm³) – new model 

 

 

Lagonda Rapier 10 HP chassis was introduced in late 1933. It has an 1104-cc (62.5 x 90 mm) twin-OHC four-cylinder engine, developing 60 bhp at 5000 rpm and rated at 9.69 HP. The four-speed gearbox has right hand control. The wheelbase is 8 ft 4 in, the tyre size 4.50-19. Rapier is only supplied in chassis form by the factory.
Both the 3- and 4½-Litre chassis has 10 ft 9 in wheelbase and 6.00-19 tyres. The 3-Litre has a 79-bhp 3181-cc OHV engine, rated at 29.94 HP. The 4½-Litre has a 29.13 HP 4429-cc OHV Six with an output of 104 bhp at 3000 rpm. The Tourer costs £825.

 


M 45 tourer


tourer

 


M 458 Wylders of Kew roadster


LG 45 Rapide


Rapier Fixed-head Coupé body by Abbott.

 


Rapier Four-seater Tourer by Abbott.


Lord de Clifford at the wheel of the Lagonda Rapier which he is to drive at 24h Le Mans. 

 



Rallies:
  Event: Entered: Raced: Finished: Best results:
Le Mans 24 Hours 16-17.06.1934 1 1 1 40 de Clifford / Brackenbury Rapier 1080 cc 16th (8th 751-1100)
Tourist Trophy 01.09.1934             4th

 

 


Rapier "De Clifford Special" 1,080 cc (Lord Freddie de Clifford / Charles Brackenbury) at Le Mans.

 

 

 

Rallies:
  Event: Entered: Raced: Finished: Best results:
20-26.01.1934 Rallye Monte Carlo 3 ? 2 58 Gardner   66th

 

 

 

 

 

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