Sizair Berwick 20HP Berline

WOOW Estimate €120 000 - €130 000
80 0 Category: collection
Vehicule : Sizaire Naudin
Vehicle Location : Belgium
Model : Berwick 20HP Berline
Year : 1913
Mileage (Km) : 0
Vehicle Status : Exceptional state from origin
Engine : 4L
Transmission : Manual
Fuel Type : Gasoline
Color : Blue
Registration document : Belgium
Paint : Repainted original colour
Number of owners : 2

1 of a kind – Completly original – Runs very well – Body by Labourdette

Coachbuilt in 1913 and bought new by Monsieur Lefranc of Joinville, France.  This car remained in his ownership, kept at the family home, until 1989 when it passed onto the present custodian.  Built using the highest quality materials and bristling with design and technical advances this is one of the very first of the Sizaire – Berwick marque.  In 1913 the 20hp model was comparable only to the Rolls Royce Silver Ghost and this car is believed to be a unique example with its Henri Labourdette built berline body.

As the earliest and one of the best preserved Sizaire – Berwick’s the car is well documented.  Mentioned in the July 1957 Motorsport synopsis of the marque as “in perfect condition” and verified by Maurice Sizaire himself as the oldest in existence in the world, January 1965. 

Naturally the car is matching numbers and with superb preserved upholstery still in original fabric.  A sympathetic and comprehensive mechanical restoration was carried out in 2014 by a French pre-war specialist.