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Lagonda Rapide
Based on the Aston Martin DB4, the 4-door Lagonda Rapide used the 4-litre 6-cylinder engine from the DB4. The body used Superleggera techniques by Carrozzeria Touring to bend alloy panels over tubular steel frame. Launched in 1961, only 55 Rapides were made and production ceased in 1964.


a_Lagonda Rapide Shooting Brake head
Lagonda Rapide. Carrozzeria Touring of Italy designed this Rapide as a 4-door Aston Martin DB4 and it was given an enlarged 4-litre engine that later found its way into the DB5. Only 55 were built.
Lagonda Rapide Shooting Brake front
Lagonda Rapide Shooting Brake. Only 55 Lagonda Rapides were built from 1961-64. This estate is a later conversion.
Lagonda Rapide Shooting Brake rear
Lagonda Rapide Shooting Brake. Based on the stillborn drawings by Carrozzeria Touring of David Brown's desired Lagonda estate, this car was built nearly 40 years later as a -might have been-
t_Lagonda Rapide Shooting Brake tail
Lagonda Rapide Shooting Brake. This Estate was created from original plans on chassis no 107R about 40years after the car was sold.
Carrozzeria Touring
key text:  This is the page introducing Simons love of cars from the website  RedSimon which is a series of photo albums of Simon GP Geoghegan.
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