1932 Auburn 8-100A Sedan - Great Driver! Great Finish!
- Condition: Used
- Make: Other Makes
- Model: Auburn
- Type: Sedan
- Trim: 8-100A Sedan
- Year: 1932
- Mileage: 80,000
- VIN: 2076A
- Color: Blue
- Engine size: Straight 8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: 3 Speed
- Interior color: Gray
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
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1932 Auburn 8-100A Sedan Offered as a reserve auction.
This great running Auburn Sedan is a very nice driving car, perfect for long drives on B roads and a sure star of local parades . The car has a very nice interior, which is really in excellent condition, is fitted with a factory Radio and Heater, and Artillery Wheels which are also in excellent condition. Featuring the sleek look afforded by the Rear Mounted Spare, this is one pretty car. The Alan Leamy designed 31-33 Auburns are one of the most attractive designs of the Classic Era.
The panel fit is very good with consistent and accurate gaps and the doors shut perfectly with no drag. The car runs very well with lots of recent mechanical work and a new aluminum radiator and fuel tank. as well.
This is a car you can press into immediate service and its offered just in time since the Closed Auburn is the featured car in all ACD Club activities this year!
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The Auburn was a stylish domestic Automobile produced from 1900 to 1936. It grew out of the Eckhart Carriage Company, founded in Auburn, Indiana, in 1875 by Charles Eckhart (1841–1915). Eckhart's sons, Frank and Morris, began making automobiles on an experimental basis before entering the business in earnest, absorbing two other local carmakers and moving into a larger plant in 1909. The enterprise was modestly successful until materials shortages during WWI forced the plant to close.
In 1919, the Eckhart brothers sold out to a group of Chicago investors. The new owners revived the business but failed to realize the profits that they hoped for. In 1924, they approached Errett Lobban Cord (1894–1974), a highly successful automobile salesman, with an offer to run the company. Cord countered with an offer to take over completely in what amounted to a leveraged buyout. The Chicago group accepted.
Cord aggressively marketed the company's unsold inventory and completed his buyout before the end of 1925. In 1926, he purchased Duesenberg Corporation, famous for its racing cars, and used it as the launching platform for a line of high-priced luxury vehicles. He also put his own name on a front-wheel-drive car, the L-29 Cord.
Employing imaginative designers such as Alan Leamy and Gordon Buehrig, Cord built cars that became famous for their advanced engineering as well as their striking appearance, e.g., the 1928 Auburn Boattail Speedster, the Model J Duesenbergs, the 1935–1937 Auburn Speedsters and the 810/812 Cords.
The company's art deco headquarters in Auburn now houses the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum. It was made a National Historic Landmark in 2005. The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club holds an Annual Renuion every Labor Day at Auburn Indiana, and this has become one of the premieir gatherings of collector cars and enthusiasts in the Country. Our Ebay Policies:
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