The Riley Nine was one of the most successful light sporting cars
produced by the British motor industry in the inter war period. It was
made by the Riley company of Coventry, England with a wide range of body
styles between 1926 and 1938.
The Riley Imp, a sports version, was produced in the years 1933-1935,
and gained quite a reputation, in particular after success in the Ulster
Rally, thereafter being known as the Riley Ulster Imp. Kay Petre and
Dorothy Champney took 13th place in the 1934 Le Mans race in a Riley