Triple Collage: Austro-Daimler 1931, Rolls Royce Phantom 1931, Renault 1910
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Austro-Daimler 1931: 1931 saw Austro-Daimler introduce a 4,624-cc eight-cylinder car, a superb, highly expensive luxury vehicle. The last great car built at the Austrian works was the six-cylinder “Bergmeister”, which featured an overhead cam 3,614-cc engine that could develop 120 hp (89 kW) at 3,600 rpm; this car had a top speed of 90 mph (140 km/h). In 1934 the company merged with Steyr Automobile, creating the Steyr-Daimler-Puch conglomerate. However, in this same year, Austro-Daimler was dissolved.
Rolls-Royce Phantom 1931: 1931 marked a watershed year for Rolls-Royce. Sales of Springfield Phantoms fell so precipitously that production of Phantoms at the factory in Springfield, Massachusetts ceased. Consequently, the chassis for the Phantom II on display was manufactured in England and exported to the United States where it was fitted with a Brewster Savoy Town Car body.
Renault 1910: In 1908, Renault unveiled an all-new AX chassis, fitted with a two-cylinder engine. As the most affordable model in the company’s model line, it was an instant favorite among taxi drivers in both Paris and London. By 1910, the AX’s engine was improved with an increase in output to 12 horsepower alongside the introduction of the more affordable AG.
- Collage: Features over 380 watch part components
- Weight: 1.15 kg (2.5 lb)
- Frame Dimensions: 24.5 x 38.5 cm (9.5″ x 15″)