Here's a Christmas present idea for the person who's already got a Springfield Phantom
in the garage for concours events and a Camargue
for a daily driver. The oldest Rolls Royce known to be a runner is going up for auction
at Bonhams in London on the 3rd of December. It'll cost you somewhere around $4 million, though having more in reserve would be a good plan. Someone else might want to give the old starter handle a whirl. That handle's attached to 103-year-old running gear that was lovingly restored in the 1950s by racer Oliver Langton. Only three owners have dented the leather seat with their backsides over the life of this car, remarkable when you can conjure F-Bodies that've passed through more hands in their short, tragic lives.
[Source: Motor Authority]