Mr. Allen Swift: Born – 1908 – Died 2010
This man owned & drove the same car for 82 YEARS.
Can you imagine even having the same car for 82 years?
Mr. Allen Swift ( Springfield , Massachusetts ) 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 … At the age of 102!!! He was the oldest living owner of a car that was purchased new.
Just thought you’d like to see it. ??
It was donated to a Springfield museum after his death. It has 1,070,000 miles on it, still runs like a Swiss watch, dead silent at any speed and is in perfect cosmetic condition. 82 years – That’s approximately 13,048 miles per year (1087 per month)…1,070,000 miles ( 1,712,000 kilometers!!
That’s British engineering of a bygone era. I don’t think they make them like this anymore!
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