1929 Talbot Type AG 14/45 Five-seat Tourer
- Make: Other Makes
- Model: G80
- SubModel: Talbot
- Type: Touring Sedan
- Trim: Talbot Type AG 14/45 Five-seat Tourer
- Year: 1929
- Mileage: 27,715
- VIN: 25065
- Color: Deep Blue/Black
- Engine size: 1.6L Inline 6
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Transmission: Four-speed Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Dark Blue
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1929 Other Makes G80 Talbot Type AG 14/45 Five-seat Tourer1929 Talbot Type AG 14/45 Five-seat Tourer Description
1929 Talbot Type AG 14/45 Five-seat TourerHandsome and well-equipped pre-World War II British touring car Long-term, high-quality restoration completed in 1996 Deep Blue with black wings and a black hood plus a black collapsible roof and dark blue leather seats and deep blue wire wheels Nickel exterior trim including cowl lights 6L OHV inline six-cylinder engine Four-speed manual transmission Solid front axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs, live rear axle with quarter-elliptical leaf springs, four-wheel mechanical drum brakes and full-size, side-mounted spare tire Very well preserved, moderately used and regularly maintained since restored Documented by the Sunbeam Talbot Darracq Register Documentation includes copies of ownerâ€™s manual pages, a pair of sales brochures with prices listed in English pounds
Are you a fanatic of classic British touring cars, old bean? Need something unique to add to your collection, old boy? Then stroll to MotoeXotica Classic Cars and take a recky at this 1929 Talbot Type AG 14/45 Darracq-bodied Tourer. We recently acquired this handsome stead from our good friend Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage.
The Sunbeam Talbot Darracq Register records report that this car was ordered on February 19, 1929 from Talbotâ€™s North Kensington, London factory and sold to Maudeâ€™s Motor Mart of Exeter, United Kingdom the following day and was delivered on February 27, 1929. A thorough and detailed restoration that took more than 25 years to complete put this vehicle back in the road in 1996. The original Cornwall registration, RL 9317, remains with the car.
This car is an excellent example of a right-hand drive British touring car. Finished in deep blue with black wings and a black hood, the paint and nickel trim are in overall very good condition, with a light patina and some minor blemishes visible on close inspection and an area that appears to have been touched up. Period correct accessories include directional signal arrows atop the rear number plate; a fishtail exhaust and leather-gaithered springs have been added. There is also a full-size, side-mounted spare tire
The carâ€™s windshield and rear windows are in very good order, however the driverâ€™s windshield wiper is inoperable. The carâ€™s lights, including its cowl lights, are clear and haze-free. This Talbot has fantastic-looking deep blue wire wheels residing within Excelsior Puma bias-ply tires. The carâ€™s bodywork is straight and solid, the engine bay is tidy and there is a 20-liter fuel tank strapped to the passenger side runningboard.
Under the bonnet is a 1.6L OHV straight six-cylinder was lightweight but thanks to strong internal parts, it revved to an amazing 4,500 rpm (Remember, this car is nearly 90 years old) and cranked out 41 horsepower. Mated to the engine is a four-speed manual transmission, which is lubricated with warm engine oil. Underneath are a solid front axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs and a live rear axle with quarter-elliptical leaf springs and four-wheel mechanical brakes.
The full-folding cloth top is in good order and raises and lowers easily, along with the removable side curtains. When the driver wishes some top-down alone time in his machine, there is a full-length tonneau cover with zippered access.
The cabin is sparse yet well appointed. The dark blue leather seats have been recently refurbished. The black carpet is in good order while the wood instrument panel is sprinkled with period gauges from Smiths and Jaeger and looks very good. The four-spoke steering wheel is in excellent shape while the inner door panels, mirror glass and shift lever are all in good shape.
One of Henri Roeschâ€™s earliest designs after previous stints with GrÃ©goire, Delaunay Belleville, Renault and Daimler, Roeschâ€™s 14/45 model was aimed at Rolls Royce, the eraâ€™s benchmark. It proved popular, with more than 11,000 copies built from 1926 to 1932.
Documentation includes copies of ownerâ€™s manual pages, a pair of sales brochures with prices listed in English pounds.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 27,715 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
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VIN: 25065 EIN: AG 5677
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