"Golden Arrow"

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Dates c1929
Title Presentation Model
Full Description Racing car, designed by Captain J. S. Irving and driven by Henry O'Neal Dehane Segrave to achieve world speed record at 231.44 mph, in Daytona on 11th March 1929.

The original car was made from aluminium and fitted with a 12-cylinder Napier 'Lion' aero engine.

The model was thought to be used in wind tunnel tests.
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