This fabulous car has recently been restored. With luxurious leather seating and walnut wood trim and plenty of space in the back this car will seat up to six passengers. The graceful lines of the bodywork are coloured with a gorgous white gold metallic colour. Restored over two years this car has brand new paintwork and restored interior.
This actual car was displayed at the original 1947 New York Motor show. The show was the first after the second world war and one of the biggest shows in the US at the time. It was commisioned for the show by Sir Bernard Docker who chaired the Daimler Motor company at the time. In 1947 this car was the worlds most expensive costing £7000, which equates to £180,000 in todays money. It was Britains last straight-eight passenger car and only 205 were built between 1946 and 1953. DE36’s became famous for their use in the Royal Tour to South Africa in 1947.
- Name: 1946 Daimler DE36 Hooper Touring Limousine.
- Engine size: 5.4 ltr straight eight
- Length: 5.7m (19′)
- Height: 1.8m (6′)
- Width: 1.8m (6′)
The Daimler DK400 was a large luxury car made by Daimler Motor Company between 1955 and 1959 in a wide range of body styles. They are pretty rare as only 93 were made and only a handful are left. The DK400 was the last Daimler model to use the company’s unique fluid flywheel transmission. A number were used by members of the Royal Family.
This car is immaculately finished in old English white with a retrimmed cream interior and red carpet. The rear doors open backwards for ease of access and it will comfortably seats up to seven adults.
- Name: Daimler DK400
- Engine size: 4.6 ltr 6 cylinder
- Length: 5.5m (18′)
- Height: 1.5m (5′ 10″)
- Width: 1.7m (6′ 5″)