Lot 133

2011   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2011

1941 Chrysler Newport Dual Cowl Phaeton

Coachwork by LeBaron

SOLD $1,017,500

Estimate

$950,000 - $1,300,000

Chassis

C331001

Car Highlights

A High Point of Automotive Design
The First of Only Five Newport Phaetons
One of Only Two Hidden-Headlight Examples Built
Rich History and Impressive Chain of Ownership
Award-Winning Restoration Recently Completed
Participant in the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
Ideally Suited for Touring and Concours Competition

Technical Specs

324 CID L-Head Inline 8-Cylinder “Spitfire” Engine
Twin Stromberg Downdraft Carburetors
143 HP at 3,400 RPM
4-Speed Semi-Automatic Fluid-Drive Transmission
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Independent Front Suspension with Control Arms, Coil Spring and Shock Absorbers
Rear Suspension by Solid Axles and Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
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