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1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith

1939 Rolls-Royce WraithThe Rolls Royce Wraith was built by Rolls Royce at their British Derby factory from 1938 to 1939, when World War II cut short their production at 492 cars. Wraith is an old Scottish word meaning “ghost or “spirit”.

These cars could reach 85 miles per hour due to their straight-six 115 horse-powered engine.

1939 Rolls-Royce WraithSome of Rolls Royce’s most beautiful coachwork was created for the Wraith. Though short-lived, it was a very popular car with royalty and celebrities.

1939 Rolls-Royce WraithThis 1939 Wraith four door sedan was commissioned by Loxham Garages in Preston, England. It was one of the last custom-built cars to come from Gurney Nutting, the brilliant coachmaker that often led the world in style and design.

1939 Rolls-Royce WraithA very comfortable car to drive and one that Clive Cussler drove often, this1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith is now on display in the Cussler Museum.

1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith


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