Rare Rolls Royce Honeymoon Express for $1.59 million
- Apr 14, 2012, 16:35 PM IST
Rolls Royce is known as the car of the elite and the royals. It has retained its numero uno position when it comes to choice of the best vehicle in the luxury car segment. Rolls Royce has been pretty expensive and exclusive cars which have been customized time and again for their consumers.
A rare post-war coach built Rolls Royce, the 1958 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud I ‘Honeymoon Express’ Drophead Coup is up for grabs and would go under the hammer at the RM’s Monaco Auction on the 12th of May. The pre sales estimates are of $1.59 million.The car is a two passenger car, with bucket seats having a fold down armrests and adjustable seats back.
The car was specially made for Arnold Moreton who was a high ranking Freemason from Manchester. Powered by 178 bhp, the car has a 4, 887 cc F- Head 6 cylinder engine with 2 SU carburetors and 4 hydra-matic automatic transmissions.Most exclusive are the cocktail cabinets in the rear storage area, which have a cocktail shaker and four crystal whiskey tumblers. With power- assisted steering and power windows as well, you have nothing to loose except some moolah for the great and a rare ride.
Shall we say this would be the typical case of neighbor’s envy, owner’s pride?