Production of the Daimler Double Six started in 1926 and although the model remained available until 1937, a production figure of as low as 26 is frequently quoted, but other sources mention a figure closer to 75. All of them were built to meet the special demands of the owners and as a result no two were alike.
The Double Six in this gallery was commissioned by Herbert Wilcox for his wife and famous film star Anna Neagle. The car has a very beautiful 'Sport Saloon' body designed by H. R. Owen and constructed by Martin Walter. With a wheelbase of over four metres, it is the largest Double Six ever built.
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