Lagonda 1936

Great Britain


A fine high-performance sports car: the 4¼-litre Lagonda saloon. The chassis has been redesigned throughout by Mr. W. O. Bentley for 1936.

LG 45 Rapide

LG 45 Saloon


W.O. Bentley skonstruował silnik V12 o poj. 4,5 litra.

Lagonda Rapier chassis production was end of prod. and the production rights were sold to Rapier Cars Ltd of Hammersmith Road, London W6, who under designer Ashcroft, continued to manufacture Rapiers in modest numbers until 1939.
Tourer is one of three factory-supplied body styles on the firm's £795 4½-litre chassis. It costs exactly £1000. The others are a Four-door Saloon at £1085 and a Drophead Coupé at £1125. The six-cylinder engine, rated at 29.13 HP. develops 140 bhp and has twin SU carburettors. Wheelbase is 10 ft 9 in. tyre size 6.00-18.

Rapier Drophead Coupé

Rapier Two-seater

  Event: Entered: Raced: Finished: Best results:
11-12.07.193624h Spa 2 1 1 18 LG45 Seaman / Clifford 4th (1st +4.0)
  Event: Entered: Raced: Finished: Best results:
25.01-02.02.1936 Rallye Monte Carlo 4 4 3 57 4467 cc Dobell / Dobell 29th
          10 4453 cc Moore 41st
          35 4429 cc Mann / Mann 60th

C.H. Mann and T.C. Mann Lagonda on the way to Monte Carlo from John o'Groats 60th


A.E. Dobell / R.J. Dobell, Lagonda 4467 cc, start from Tallinn, 29th.




Lagonda 1935

Lagonda 1937

List 1936

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