Rolls-Royce Phantom III.
This car started life as a Hooper Limousine. In 1973 the body-less car was bought by Charles Amherst Villiers. He intended to rebuilt it - to be the fastest RR ever made.
He knew what he had to deal with. He was the man who supercharged Birkinīs Blower Bentley and the Blower Bentleys who ran the 24h race at Le Mans in 1930.
But this prject went all wrong. He had a deal with the RR-Compagny, who should tune the engine with a twin-turbo. It failed. So he and RR met in Court, later in High Court - when
C A Villiers was 90 years old.
He died before the case ended. His daughter finished the High Court case for him - and the
Even today the car has no turbo nor twin-turbo.