1934 Lagonda M35 Rapide
The car we can offer is one with very rare specifications. It is a M35built on the shorter 10’ 3” Rapide chassis and with its original and very rare T9 Tourer body. Only registered on the 19th of August 1934, the car was the 2nd or 3rd car built. Chassis N° Z11162, the car is very original.
Flying Start RecordsStanley Mann achieved incredible records with this car, including 5 Miles Flying Start in 2 minutes and 12.97 seconds and 10 Kilometers Flying Start in 2 minutes and 45.56 seconds, both at an average speed of over 135 mph.
“FAST AS YOUR MUM’S KNICKERS
AT A TOM JONES CONCERT”
as Stanley Mann would have said, with a smile
on his face and a sparkle in his eye.
Competition SuccessIn the 1980s, the car achieved notable competition success, including victories at events like the Bentley Drivers Club and VSCC races.
Record-Breaking LegacyUnder Stanley Mann's ownership in 1987, the car underwent a comprehensive rebuild to set new class A records, solidifying its status as a record-setter.
Exceptional ExteriorCrafted by Williams and Pritchard, the car features an aluminum and steel tube frame construction with impeccable paint. Fitted wings, Brookland's screens, and a racing head cowl enhance its racing authenticity.
Impeccable InteriorThe green leather bucket seats with meticulous leather lacing are in excellent condition. The aluminum dash houses all necessary gauges, and there's ample storage space behind the seats.
Impressive MechanicsDespite its weight, the car offers a light and agile driving experience. It features a Laystall crankshaft, 8.0:1 compression, tubular con-rods, fabricated exhaust manifold, and other performance-enhancing modifications.
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