1952 Lagonda 2.6-Litre Drophead Coupé

Springfield, Ohio, had become a major manufacturing center for farm machinery by the late 1800s. Lagonda Agricultural Works scenes include men picking grain and harvesting machinery. Around the year 1859.

24 Hours of Le Mans  |  1935

The 13th Grand Prix of Endurance, the 1935 24 Hours of Le Mans, took place on June 15 and 16, 1935. Johnny Hindmarsh and Luis Fontés drove for the British racing team Arthur W. Fox & Charles Nicholl. They won in a 412 liter Lagonda M45R Rapide. Johnny was killed three years later while testing the Hawker Hurricane I L1652 at Brooklands. During WWII, Luis was killed while delivering a Vickers Wellington Mk1C bomber to the RAF.

Luis Fontés

Johnny Hindmarsh

24 Hours of Le Mans  |  1935

The 1935 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 13th Grand Prix of Endurance and took place on June 15 and 16, 1935. The drivers were Johnny Hindmarsh and Luis Fontés who raced for the British racing team Arthur W. Fox & Charles Nicholl. They won the race in a 4½ liter Lagonda M45R Rapide. Three years later Johnny was killed while test flying Hawker Hurricane I L1652 at Brooklands. Luis was killed during WWII while delivering a Vickers Wellington Mk1C bomber to the RAF.

Luis Fontés

Johnny Hindmarsh

Lagonda straight-6 engine

Lagonda's Coachbuilder

The Art of David Brown's Lagonda Advertising

205 CONSTITUTION DRIVE  |  MENLO PARK  |  CA  94025

205 CONSTITUTION DRIVE  |  MENLO PARK  |  CA  94025

1952 Lagonda 2.6-Litre Drophead Coupé

205 CONSTITUTION DRIVE  |  MENLO PARK  |  CA  94025

1952 Lagonda 2.6-Litre Drophead Coupé

Springfield, Ohio, had become a major manufacturing center for farm machinery by the late 1800s. Lagonda Agricultural Works scenes include men picking grain and harvesting machinery. Around the year 1859.

The 1935 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 13th Grand Prix of Endurance and took place on June 15 and 16, 1935. The drivers were Johnny Hindmarsh and Luis Fontés who raced for the British racing team Arthur W. Fox & Charles Nicholl. They won the race in a 4½ liter Lagonda M45R Rapide. Three years later Johnny was killed while test flying Hawker Hurricane I L1652 at Brooklands. Luis was killed during WWII while delivering a Vickers Wellington Mk1C bomber to the RAF.

Johnny Hindmarsh

Luis Fontés

24 Hours of Le Mans  |  1935

Lagonda straight-6 engine

Lagonda's Coachbuilder

The Art of David Brown's
Lagonda Advertising 1952-1953

205 CONSTITUTION DRIVE  |  MENLO PARK  |  CA  94025