Transmission: Manual 

Engine Type: 6 Cylinder

VIN/Chassis: 203411

Engine Number: 203388 

Build Date: 1935

Odometer Reading: 92007 Miles Showing

Being offered UNRESERVED.

This extremely rare 1935 Standard Coventry was built by an Australian coach builder here in Melbourne. It has been said by many, that this is possibly the only two door coupe left in the world. It is well known world wide in the Standard Coventry community. The Standard Coventry features a 4 speed manual, 6 cylinder 20HP petrol motor. Drum brakes operated by wire system. Features electronic start, & self starting if car stalls. Ahead of its time. This magnificent car went through a painstakingly nut & bolt restoration taking 7 years by its previous owner about 12 years ago. Comes with 2 photo albums detailing the restoration. It has won numerous awards & has even competed in Tasmania Targa many years ago. Has spent the last 10 years in private collection & the last year at the Shepparton car Museum. This is truly an iconic car in magnificent condition & still drives well ready for its new owner.

The Standard Motor Company Limited was a motor vehicle manufacturer, founded in Coventry, England, in 1903 Standard purchased Triumph in 1945 and in 1959 officially changed its name to Standard-Triumph International and began to put the Triumph brand name on all its products. A new subsidiary took the name The Standard Motor Company Limited and took over the manufacture of the group’s products. The Standard name was last used in Britain in 1963. J F Crosby invested in Eclipse Motors Pty Ltd of Melbourne and in 1929 the company secured the Victorian agency for Standard Motor Company’s cars. The company became Talbot and Standard Motors and began a period of expansion with the Standard marque through the 1930s.

To protect your investment vehicle bidders should consider at a minimum replacement of fuel, oil, fluids, filters and thorough brake inspection as vehicles may have been stationary for some time. Vehicles are sold as is off the floor – unregistered. No warranty expressed or implied, sold with all or any faults, and where applicable sold with Australian Government Import Approval. DC43