1951 Riley RMD Drophead Coupé Image
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The Riley RM was the final Series of saloons and convertible sports cars produced by the independent Riley Motor Co between 1945-52.
The two door, four seater RMD drophead coupe of 1949-51 featured genuine wood interior trim, leather seats, doors that were hinged from the rear, and running boards.
Using a technically-advanced chassis, it was powered by a pre-WW2 designed Riley 2443 cc, straight-4, twin cam engine, with hemispherical combustion chambers, that developed 100 bhp.
Fitted with a four speed manual gearbox, and twin SU carburettors, it produced a top speed of 87 mph, with a 0-60 mph time of 16 secs.
It had independent torsion bar front suspension and a live back axle using semi-elliptic springs. By 1951, 502 RMD Dropheads had been built.
The Riley RMC of 1948-51 was a 2 door, 3 seater convertible, powered by the same engine, of which 508 were built.
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