Siddeley Special Gallery

The Siddeley Special is something of an enigma, weighing in at a little over 2 tons yet capable of reaching 100mph it was clearly the best car that Armstrong Siddeley made before WWII; and yet, it was clearly aimed at the top end market that was the preserve of Rolls Royce and Daimler. Whilst it was undoubtedly a technical success with just 3?? built over a three-year period it could not be considered to be 

 

When clothed in a boy by the in house coachbuilder it was sumptus appointed together with striking bodywork,

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Siddeley Special Sports Saloon
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This car is a Burlington bodied Special that was converted by Salmons and Son into a Tickford Landaulette.

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1935 Siddeley Special
1935 Sidelley Special

This car carries a body by Vanden Plas, whilst the hood rolls back a la ? the pram handles are for show only as the roof cannot fully recline.

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The luxuriously appointed interior of the same Vanden Plas motor car.

Siddeley Special
Siddely Special Vanden Plas Tourer
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The luxuriously appointed interior of the same Vanden Plas motor car.

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The luxuriously appointed interior of the same Vanden Plas motor car.

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The engine was built with Hyn

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The engine was built with Hyn

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