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Humber Imperial 5 Series

Name: Imperial 5 Series
Make: Humber
Year: 1966

The Humber Imperial was the top of the range Humber. It was based on the Super Snipe series of cars and was built at the Rootes factory at Ryton-on-Dunsmore near Coventry.

The car on display is a series 5 Imperial. It was one of a fleet of cars owned by Taylor's of Warwick and was used as a hire car for special occasions.

It was purchased in 1970 directly from the Rootes Group who had been using it as a staff car.

It is fitted with Armstrong Selecta-ride suspension, a straight six, 3–litre engine and a three speed automatic gear box.


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