Lot 155

1936 Hispano-Suiza J12 Cabriolet

Coachwork by Saoutchik

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SOLD $2,040,000


$2,500,000 - $3,500,000



Car Highlights

The Magnificent J12 Chassis Perfectly Paired with Elegant Saoutchik Cabriolet Coachwork

One of Approximately 10 J12s Retaining Original Open Coachwork

Upgraded to Desirable 11.3-Liter Type 68 BIS Specifications During Restoration

Poster Car for the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®

2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® Alec Ulmann Trophy Winner

Among the Most Rakish, Sporting, and Outright Stunning of All Hispano-Suizas

Technical Specs

11,310 CC OHV 60° V-12 Engine

Twin Solex Downdraft Carburetors

Estimated 250 BHP at 3,400 RPM

3-Speed Synchromesh Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

This vehicle has received a special invitation by the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® to be displayed on the lawn this Sunday, providing its next owner an exciting opportunity to participate in the event. This will not preclude it from future invitations in the coming decade and the car will be eligible to win one of the special trophies awarded each year.

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