Lot 157

1932 Auburn 12-160A Boattail Speedster

From The Tony Vincent Estate Collection

Register to Bid

SOLD $775,000


$750,000 - $1,000,000


12-160A 2280 E


BB 708

Car Highlights

Among the Most Exciting Two-Place Designs of the Classic Era

Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Category-1 Certified Example

Striking and Dramatic Color Combination

One of Just 1,261 Examples of 12-Cylinder Auburns of All Body Styles

An Ideal CCCA Full Classic to Show or Tour

Technical Specs

391 CID Lycoming L-Head V-12 Engine

Twin Stromberg Downdraft Carburetors

160 BHP at 3,200 RPM

3-Speed Manual Gearbox with Columbia Dual-Ratio Rear Axle

4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Drum Brakes

Front Beam-Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Rear Live-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this vehicle is titled as 12160A2280E. The number 2280 is stamped on the frame rail on the passenger side of the vehicle. The data plate lists the serial number as 1130 E and engine number as BB225281. Please see the ACD Club’s certification on file for more information or contact a Gooding & Company specialist.

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