GalleryBritish Woodies - Before 1910
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1902 Napier with paneled in natural wood over a wooden framework.
Photo & courtesy Adam Ward's VCC 1,000 Mile Trial Site
This 1903 Daimler 22hp wagonette won a 1000 miles reliability trial.
A 1905 styling drawing by the venerable coachbuilders, Barker & Co., for a sporting wagonette. The body may have been intended for a chassis by Albion, a Scottish manufacturer known for their commercial vehicles.
Source: 'Early Cars' a book by Michael Sedgewick
1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost wagonette
Source: 'Rolls-Royce Alpine Compendium' by Christopher Leefe
1908 Rolls-Royce built by the firm of Hooper has coachwork with a natural finish. This car is similar to Charles Rolls' personal 1910 'Balloon car', which could carry a wicker hot-air baloon gondola.
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