Lot 152

2017   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2017

1935 Auburn 851 SC Boattail Speedster

SOLD $693,000

Estimate

$650,000 - $750,000

Chassis

33029E

Car Highlights

One of Just 143 Speedsters Built to Gordon Buehrig’s Landmark Design

Single Family Ownership for 60 Years

Engine Number Matches Firewall Tag

Never Comprehensively Restored

One of the Most Iconic American Automobiles of the Art Deco Era

Technical Specs

280 CID Lycoming L-Head Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Stromberg Downdraft Carburetor

Schwitzer-Cummins Centrifugal Supercharger

150 BHP at 4,400 RPM

3-Speed Manual Gearbox with Columbia 2-Speed Rear End

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Front Beam Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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