• 1931 Daimler Double-Six 50 Corsica Drophead Coupe

    1931 Daimler Double-Six 50 Corsica Drophead Coupe

"Best of Show" at Pebble Concours D’elegance -among other 175 competitors, 1931 Daimler Double-Six 50 Corsica Drophead Coupe is the last one from a total of four models build by Daimler in 1931.

Daimler is a British ultraluxury car brand (nothing to do with Daimler Chrysler) created in 1896 The company was a subsidiary of BSA from 1910 up until 1960, when it became part of Jaguar and the brand was used for their luxury models. It is now a subsidiary of the Premier Automotive Group, making it part of Ford. As of 2006, its production is limited to only one model, the Daimler Super Eight.

In 1930 they the introduced the new 30 hp model, which didn’t require a de-coke before 40,000 miles - up to that time the normal de-coke period was 8000 miles or even less. Production that year was running at 5,494 chassis in various forms.

The 1931 Double-Six Corsica Drophead Coupe has a 6.5 liter V-12 sleeve valve engine with an output of 49.4 hp.

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