1923 Vauxhall 30-98 Tourer

Photographed at the 2018 Bay to Birdwood Rally, West Beach, South Australia.

The 30-98 was manufactured in Luton, Bedfordshire from 1913 to 1927.

In 1995 it was describe as one of Britain's best known sports cars, having a long history of successful racing.

The model shown here was built between 1922 and 1927, and a total of 313 were made.

The 30-98 used t he beautifully named Price Henry Chassis, and the in-live 4-cylinder engine produced 30hp at 1000rpm, and 98hp at 3000!. Stripped down version could lap legendary Brooklands at 100mph!

An electric starter could be fitted for the princely sum of £50!

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