Lagonda Saloon Car, 1957

1957 in Middlesex

Lagonda saloon car, 1957. The first Lagonda car was produced in 1907 by a car manufacturer, based in Staines, Middlesex and founded by the American Wilbur Gunn, who named his company after a river near the town of his birth Springfield, Ohio. By the mid-1930s Lagonda were experiencing financial difficulties and were bought by Alan Good who also employed W O Bentley, former founder of Bentley’s Motors and designer for Rolls-Royce. Lagonda was taken over by David Brown and integrated into Aston Martin in 1947. Brown continued to work with Bentley, and Aston Martin started to produce models with the Lagonda engine and the initials DB, of which this is an example.


Road Transport
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  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
  • passenger vehicle
Mrs. C.H. Wordsworth.

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