1931 Auburn Model 8-98
Car for sale by GR Auto Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512
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1931 Auburn Model 8-98 $149,900
The 1931 Auburn 8-98 Boattail Speedster offered here, engine number GU72931, according to the consignor, is said to be an authentic Boattail Speedster that was purchased many years ago out of an estate as a complete chassis, motor, driveline and body as a restoration project. At that time, the car was fully restored to its original glory using as many original and available parts as possible, the unique, one off style of the rear section of the car was masterfully recreated in fiberglass composite material by a master craftsman. The result is stunning and after more than 30 years since the restoration, Finished in Red with Black Fenders and Silver trim, the car remains outstanding in every way. The car
has changed hands once and has been held in a private collection where it has been enjoyed, used and shown. The car is powered by its said to be original Lycoming 8 cylinder engine, 3 speed transmission with freewheeling gear and is completely road ready and is ready for immediate enjoyment. Highlights included: Dual side mount spare wheels and tires, Lockeed brakes, dual tail lights, turn signals, dual horns, classic hood ornament.
The Boattail Speedster is one of the most ornate cars of its era and even by todays standards is a complete pleasure to drive and cruise. These cars remain in high demand worldwide and true examples will always be few. A car of this caliber remains on the A list of collectors and motoring enthusiasts alike. Vehicle is titled to the engine number.
To see over 80 photos of this car, including under carriage please visit our website www.grautogallery.com
1931 Auburn Model 8-98 Specifications
Classic Car ID100911724
Stock NumberB1880 B
Trim Body Style
EngineLycoming Straight 8
Custom Exterior ColorN/A
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