When the Bell family of Bell Lamb & Trotter Funeral Directors decided that they wanted a classic hearse, foremost on their minds were American styling, reliability and presence.
It would be fair to say that the director of Bell Lamb & Trotter, Andrew Bell, has a passion for hearses. The 32-year-old looks very comfortable behind the wheel of the company’s 1937 Packard 120 Hearse. As well, Andrew is no stranger to classic vehicles with his first classic being a stunning 1980 Alfa Romeo Spider. “I just loved the Alfa – the lines, the colour and the way it drove. I attempted to use the Alfa as my daily driver, but I soon learned this was not practical, and after constant electrical issues and countless trips home on a tow truck the decision was made to sell the car. I owned the car for about two years and in that time my AA membership got a serious hiding!”
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