The 1936-1938 Rolls-Royce 25/30 was the interim replacement for the 20/25 as the "small" R-R, with a larger engine and more modern late-prewar styling. As before, the 25/30 had solid-axle front suspension and a wide choice of coachbuilt body styles.

It was a tad quicker than the 20/25, though weights rose almost as quickly as horsepower in this period. Although the 25/30 was a "junior edition," it was every inch a Rolls-Royce, and built with infinite care.

Pluses of the 1936-1938 Rolls-Royce 25/30:

  • CCCA Classic status, as with all 1925-1948 Rolls-Royces
  • Luxurious British fittings
  • Magnificent construction
  • Mechanical parts still available
  • Silky controls

Minuses of the 1936-1938 Rolls-Royce 25/30:

  • Less status than senior models
  • Not that expensive, but costly to restore
  • Stodgy performance

Production of the 1936-1938 Rolls-Royce 25/30:
1,201

Specifications of the 1936-1938 Rolls-Royce 25/30:
Wheelbase, inches: 132.0
Length, inches: 180.0

Weight, pounds: approximately 4,000

Price, new
: NA

Engines for the 1936-1938 Rolls-Royce 25/30:

TypeSize
Horsepower
Years
ohv I-6
4257 cc (260 cid)
85*
1936-1938

* Not officially quoted

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