(With apologies to those who already know all this stuff)

That lady visitor said it all:

“I get it now!"

“It’s not just about engines, is it?”


“Actually, it’s all about excellent design.”










…and “London & Derby”, “L&D” ?


The places where the cars were made provide us with some descriptive names:




Pre WWII:

MANCHESTER 1904 to 1908 Early Ghosts









DERBY 1908-1939

“Derby Phantoms” v. Post-WWII PIVs, PVs & PVIs & “Goodwood Phantoms”




“Derby Bentleys” v. “W.O.Bentleys” & Post WWII Bentleys