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Van den Plas - Princess 4-Litre R - 1965

Lot reference 13206663

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English registration - Rolls-Royce 4-Litre engine - First owner Lord Austin's son-in-law

Body style: Limousine
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel: Petrol
Colour: Silver
Year: 1965
Mileage in: miles
Mileage: 90941
Certificate available: Yes
Condition: Overall in good condition
Brand: Rolls-Royce
Model Type: Vandenplas Princess
Registration papers: with British registration
Country of location: Netherlands

- First owned by Lord Austin's son-in-law and BMC board member Colonel Arthur Waite

- 1 of just 6,555 examples made

- Uniquely finished in Metallic Grey with Silver Grey interior

This regal model was the product of a short-lived collaboration between Rolls-Royce and BMC, and was essentially an extra luxurious Vanden Plas Princess powered by an all-alloy 175bhp Rolls-Royce straight-six unit of 4-litres capacity - production ran from 1964 to 1968 and totalled just 6,555 examples. This one was first owned by none other than Lord Austin's son-in-law and BMC board member Colonel Arthur Waite, and is finished in the unique combination of Metallic Grey matched to a Silver Grey interior. The vendor informs us that 'KPK 431C' 'was recently recommissioned, is in good original condition and drives well'. He presently classes the Rolls-Royce engine as 'very good' and the bodywork, paintwork, interior trim, and three-speed automatic transmission as 'good', and is selling the home market Vanden Plas complete with new tyres, BMIHT Dating Certificate, file of old invoices and MOTs, and one valid to December 8th 2017. The odometer currently registers a credible 90,941 miles.

This car is part of the collection of The First National Rolls-Royce & Bentley Museum of the Netherlands.

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This lot can be viewed and picked up in Arnhem, Netherlands

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Reviews given: 2
Member since: February 29, 2016
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    I got the car today and it looks decent. Now I only that the brakes restauration not will cost me a fortune.
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    Salsby June 19, 2016

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