1934 Rolls Royce 20/25 Three Position Owen Sedanca Drophead by Gurney Nutting

 

The 20/25 was aimed squarely at that section of the luxury market which enjoyed driving without leaving it up to the chauffeur, and it followed that these smooth, swift and beautifully crafted chassis were at their happiest with the elegant informal coachwork which was coming into fashion. By general consent, the handsomest and best-proportioned of this bodywork was the small number of stunning drop head coupes built by J Gurney Nutting of Chelsea to a design evolved for fashionable retailers H R Owen. GEX28 is one of these remarkable cars, differing slightly in its detailing in that the car was ordered from new with an extended bonnet, which accentuates even further its resemblance to a Phantom II and the already stunning proportions. It has followed the normal route of Rolls-Royce of that generation in having spent a large part of its post WWII life in the USA, having in fact spent over forty years in the same collection in the benign climate of California. 

Since its return, it has benefited from a considerable degree of upgrading, including refinishing to an excellent standard in Embassy Black, together with a new top in the correct duck material, and new carpets. The seats have been reupholstered in light Caramel leather at some point in the last few years, and still present beautifully. The car is very pleasing to drive, with a smooth and powerful engine, and still demonstrates all the qualities which make this one of the most desirable models of its decade.

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