Daimler Post 1950 Background

Post 1950, Daimler’s standard models included the: Consort ‘Twenty-Sevens  ‘Straight-Eights’ Regency 3 litre, Regency MkII / Sportsman / One-0-Four / Empress / Lady’s Model 3½ litre Conquest & Conquest Century 4½ -Litre saloons & limousines Majestic 3.8...

Daimler Pre 1950 Background

Pre 1950 Daimler’s: The Daimler Motor Company Limited was established in 1896 based around the license that Frederick Richard Simms had negotiated that included all the Daimler Engine patents for the United Kingdom and Colonies (except Canada) in 1890. In 1896, the...

The Daimler Sleeve Valve Engine

Condensed from “Daimler 1896 – 1946” (St John C Nixon) Charles Y. Wright was a young American agriculturist, who in 1901, became interested in Motor Cars. He considered the chief weakness of the petrol engine to be the noise it made. In those days,...

Daimlers at War

Leading up to WW1, the Daimler company was producing a huge range of body types on a wide selection of chassis, and at the same time producing special on-off designs. Then came the war. Like much of Britain, the company was unprepared for this conflict. After the...