List of Vehicles in the Collection

We are currently embarking upon a comprehensive redevelopment of the National Motor Museum which means at certain times the vehicles on display may be changing on a daily basis. If there is a particular vehicle that you wish to view please contact us on 01590 614541 in advance of your visit to check that it is on display. You can also sponsor any vehicle in the Museum owned by the National Motor Museum Trust.

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Riley 1.5 Litre TT Sprite

On Display

This is a 1936 Works car similar to the one driven to victory in the 1935 Tourist Trophy race by the legendary Freddie Dixon. Fifteen years later, the late Mike Hawthorn won the Ulster Trophy race in this Riley, thus establishing him in the forefront of British racing motorists. Mike Hawthorn had restored the chassis as seen here a short while before his tragic death in 1959.

Year1936
CountryBritish
Capacity1,496cc
CylindersIn-line 4
Valves8 overhead
Output60hp @ 5,000rpm
Maximum speed90mph/144.84kph
Price new£425-Two-seater
ManufacturerRiley (Coventry) Ltd

 

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