1928 Invicta 4.5L
High Chassis LC-Type
The LC Invicta stands out as one of the most visually striking sports cars of its era, renowned not only for its impressive performance but also for the numerous records it set. Many of these records were achieved by the renowned female driver, Violet Cordery, including a remarkable feat of driving around the UK in top gear.
This exceptional car boasts a lightweight body paired with a robust 4.5-liter Meadows engine. This non-supercharged contemporary motor surprises with its incredible flexibility and formidable power. It's worth noting that this particular model features an even more potent, performance-enhanced engine.
Right from its inception, this model proved itself as a highly competitive racing car. Invicta rightfully earned a formidable reputation on the pre-war English race tracks.
While there isn't a wealth of information available about this specific car prior to 1984, records from that time suggest that it had a racing history dating back to the 1930s. In 1932, a similar car to Chassis LC 253 participated in the Brooklands Mountain Championship, where driver Dudley Froy piloted a slightly later model to a respectable 4th-place finish in the 1932 race at Brooklands. For this purpose, his vehicle was equipped with an alloy race body similar to the one featured on this car.
For avid classic car enthusiasts, the Mille Miglia stands as a must-experience event. This Invicta participated in the Mille Miglia in 1991, 1994, 1995, and 1996, completing the race successfully on every occasion except in 1991.
After numerous international rallies and races, this car underwent a comprehensive restoration, costing a staggering 400,000 Euros. Every single part of the vehicle was meticulously restored to perfection. As evident from the accompanying pictures, the car is a true masterpiece in every detail, a testament to the meticulous work and attention to detail by a team of skilled engineers.
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Not much is known for sure of this particular car before about 1984 but information we have from that time indicates that it had a pre-war racing history dating back to the 1930s. In 1932 a similar car to Chassis LC 253 was used in the Brooklands Mountain Championship,
Again driver Dudley Froy used a slightly later model and finished 4th place in the 1932 race at Brooklands. For this purpose his vehicle was equipped with an alloy race body similar to the one on this car.
1992 Rally des Neiges
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