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An old Roller!!


This man owned & drove same car for 82 YEARS.  Can you imagine having the same car for 82 years!  "For how long have you owned a car?"

Mr. Allen Swift (Springfield , MA.) received this 1928 Rolls-Royce Piccadilly-P1 Roadster from his father, brand new - as a Graduation gift in 1928.

He drove it up until his death in the age of 102 !!!
He was the oldest living owner of a car that was purchased new.

Just thought you'd like to see the car.  It was donated to a Springfield museum after his death.  It has 1,070,000 miles on the clock, still runs like a Swiss watch, dead silent at any speed and is in perfect cosmetic condition.

82 years is approximately 13,048 miles per year or 1087 per month.

1,070,000 that's miles not kilometres!!

That's British engineering of a by gone era.. I don't think they make them like that any more.

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