Name: Imperial 5 Series
The Humber Imperial was the top of the range Humber. It was based on the Super Snipe series of cars and was built at the Rootes factory at Ryton-on-Dunsmore near Coventry.
The car on display is a series 5 Imperial. It was one of a fleet of cars owned by Taylor's of Warwick and was used as a hire car for special occasions.
It was purchased in 1970 directly from the Rootes Group who had been using it as a staff car.
It is fitted with Armstrong Selecta-ride suspension, a straight six, 3–litre engine and a three speed automatic gear box.