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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