Graham-Paige 835

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The Graham-Paige 835 introduced at the New York Automobile Show in January 1928 was the largest of that year's Graham-Paige range. It was powered by a 120 bhp, 5279 cc straight eight-cylinder L-head engine bought in from Continental. The transmission was a Warner Gear four-speed unit with first intended only as a reserve or emergency gear, second for normal starts and third and fourth as a choice as top gear depending on road conditions. The 135-inch (3,400 mm) wheelbase chassis had balloon tires and pressed steel wheels.

The 835 model was revised for 1929 and was offered in two sizes designated the 827 and 837, on 127-inch (3,200 mm) and 137-inch (3,500 mm) wheelbases respectively. The engines were rubber mounted.

Papal limousine[edit]

A Graham-Paige 837[1] limousine was supplied to Pope Pius XI, becoming one of the first papal cars.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pullella, Philip (2012-10-16). "Vatican exhibit of carriages and cars chronicles papal transport". google. Reuters. Retrieved 2013-07-29. During the 1920s, cars such as the Bianchi Tipo 15, Bianchi Tipo 20, the Fiat 525, the Graham Paige 837, the Citroen C6 Lictoria Sex and the Mercedes 460 Nurburg limousine entered the Vatican for use by popes.
  2. ^ "Vatican carriage museum". Open Publishing. 30 April 2005. Retrieved 20 October 2012.