The Vanden Plas Princess 4 Litre R was based on the Austin A110 Mk II (A.D.O.53).
It was produced from August 1964 to May 1968.
In total 6,999 were manufactured including 312 C.K.D. kits for South Africa.
The painted bodies were made at Morris, Cowley, Oxford and were then sent to Vanden Plas, Kingsbury, London where the interior trim was fitted.
A Rolls-Royce FB60 4-litre engine was fitted with a Borg-Warner type D8 automatic gearbox and power steering as standard.
When introduced in 1964 the standard Princess 4 Litre R saloon cost £1,995.
Factory fitted extras at that time included
Air Conditioning £181; Heated Rear Window £22; Radio £40; Glass Division and Bench Front Seat £85 & Adjustable Rear Shock Absorbers £30.
Model: Vanden Plas 4 Litre R
1st registered 10th November 1964
Painted Peat over Stone with Vanden Plas Champagne Beige interior trim.
How Many Left: Vanden Plas 4 Litre R (all years)
Owned by Roger Beal
Connolly leather seat facings; Shag pile carpet; Twin reversing lights; Twin front foglights; Special hubcaps & rimbellishers; Hand-crafted burr walnut facia, picnic tables & door cappings; Carpeted and trimmed boot; Rear compartment heater; 6 cylinder, transverse OHV engine;
Engine Size: 3909cc;
Performance (0-60 MPH): 12.7 Seconds;
Top speed: 112 MPH.