Introduced in the spring of 1936, the 25/30 joined the 20/25, then replaced it within a year. The main difference was an increase in displacement to 4,257 cc for better performance. Estimated to produce some 115 bhp, it propelled the car to about 120 km/h. All Rolls-Royces of the time were delivered as a rolling chassis to be dressed by the many coachbuilders around.
Hooper's workmanship was of the finest calibre, and nothing was too much trouble to cater for a customer's desire. Inlaid mahogany, ivory or silver-plated fittings were commonplace, and great care was taken on all commissions, regardless of whether they were on Phantom chassis or the less-expensive 20 hp cars. A popular style on the 25/30 chassis was the Sports Saloon, pictured here. Of this body type several variations were produced in the 1936-39 period.
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