Imperia Bodywork

John Plant writes to say that those readers interested in coachwork may like to know that he has a 1936 12/4 Riley with a body built by lmperia of Belgium in 1931 and formerly on a Bugatti chassis until 1980, according to the Riley’s previous owner. With twin carburettors, a four-branch exhaust manifold, and high-ratio back axle the Riley is described as a delightful fast tourer. WB.