|Posted on November 11, 2013 at 9:55 PM|
The Spirit of Motion was only used on the 1938 and 1939 Grahams only. In
1940 The factory called it the Senior car. This was because it was the
third year of production and the factory was producing the Hollywood.
Production for the 1940 Senior car was around 1,000 cars. The
production numbers of the combination coupe and the four door sedan are
not known. The 1938 Spirit of Motion was only produced in the four door
model and in 1939 along with the four door was the two door sedan and
the combination coupe. I have seen pictures of a 1938 business coupe
and also it was in a movie made in France. There were two custom bodied
convertables made in Europe. There were no 1940 convertables produced.
The 2014 Southern Cross Region of the Graham Owners Club International rally in Adelaide, Australia.
This was their 7th National Rally that is held every other year. Tuesday sign in day with a pancake breakfast and that evening was pizza night. In between was a bus tour of Adelaide. Wednesday was a drive to Goolwa and then a train ride to Victor Harbour. Thursday riding in the Grahams through the Adelaide hills to Birdwood with a stop at the largest rocking horse in the world for our morning tea. We ended up at the Birdwood Mill National Motor Museum. Friday stopping at Carrick Hills with a guided tour of the house and gardens and had our morning tea. At Handorf we visited the "Cedars" which is the house of the famous Australian artist Hans Heysen. Saturday on the way to Strathalbyn we stopped at "Peaches" to view a collection of antique vehicles and farm machinery also thea tour of the beautiful house. Sunday and a trip to Barossa Valley with a morning tea at Keis Cellar then off to Karl Linder's to view his collection of Jaguars. After traveling to Mengler's Hill Lookout we arrived at Bethany oval where we wre joined by the "Gawler Veteran Vintage & Classic Vehicle Club. Afterward on the way back there were plenty of wineries to sample their wine. Monday, the last day, we visited the Keswick Military Barracks for a guided tour of the military museum. Monday night was the farewell dinner. All too soon it was over and time to depart.