1947 Armstrong Hurricane

1947 Armstrong Hurricane 1947 Armstrong Hurricane



1947 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane Same owner for 17 Years! An Original mileage title showing only 50xxx miles Rare Drop-Head Coupe 1991cc 6 Cylinder engine 4-speed Wilson Preselector gearbox 2 door, four seat Convertible Light Restoration 60 years of History TheArmstrong Siddeley Hurricanewas a two door, four seat drophead coupewhich was named after the famous RAF Hurricane fighter plane made by the British company of Armstrong Siddeley. This automobile was made from 1946 to 1953 and based on the 1945 Armstrong Siddeley Lancaster. The chassis featured independent front suspension using torsion barsand a live rear axle with leaf springs. A Girling hydro-mechanical braking system was fitted, with the front drums hydraulically operated while those at the rear used rod and cable. The four seat, two door body was made of steel and aluminum panel fitted over a wood and aluminum frame. The doors were rear hinged, an arrangement that got the name of suicide doors. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this handsome and rarely seen 1947 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane. This is a truly post war British classic, purchased directly at the Armstrong factory by the first owner, an attorney from the Northeaster United States. In fact, one of the four owners (1952-2015) was a member of the Armstrong Siddeley Owner's club (ASOC) showing just one example of their love and dedication to this marque! Included with this car is a sixty plus year journey of service records, parts receipts, work shop manuals, restoration information, featured articles, ownership history, and even Armstrong Car Owners club literature! The finish of this beautiful car was inspired by Armstrong Sapphires competing at the ASOC rally at the Isle of Wight. The cool mint green and light turquoise trim and matching wire wheels (both custom features ordered by the first owner). This is probably the only post war Hurricane with wire wheels! The paint shows extremely well with only minor imperfections visible upon close inspection. Both the front and rear (adjustable) bumpers fit nicely and compliment the body. The interior continues the elegant theme of the exterior with leather navy blue front split bench seats and rear bench seat and all look good with no major signs of wear visible. The door panels and dashboard are designed to carry the feel of an estate automobile with the use of actual wood!.Paint and body shows extremely well with no visible evidence of repair or damage that we could find. This Hurricane features a 1991cc overhead valve six cylinder marriedto a 4-speed Wilson Preselector gearbox and three position convertible top This extremely good looking and well equipped Hurricane will delight even the most discerning early classic car collector or enthusiast. These Hurricanes are becoming increasingly hard to find in such solid well kept condition. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!! Current mileage on the odometer shows 51936, it is sold as is on an actual mileage clean & clear title. VIN: 852161440

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