01 août 2011

1932 Packard 904 Individual Custom Dietrich Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton

 1932 Packard 904 Individual Custom Dietrich Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton ©2011 Courtesy of RM Auctions Chassis No. 193514. Estimate: $1,000,000-$1,400,000 US. 120 bhp, 385 cu. in. L-head eight, four-speed manual transmission, solid front axle with leaf springs, live rear axle with leaf springs and four-wheel mechanically-actuated drum brakes. Wheelbase 147.5"- From the Lyon Family Collection- Highly desirable custom body by Dietrich, Inc. - One of only two examples known on the 904 chassis- Exceptional concours restoration... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2011

Rare Packard Tops RM's Sale at the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's

1932 Packard Twin Six Individual Custom Convertible Sedan. Photo: Shooterz.biz ©2011 Courtesy of RM Auctions PLYMOUTH, MICH.- A rare 1932 Packard Twin Six Individual Custom Convertible Sedan delivered new to famed American entertainer Al Jolson for $6,600, broke the magic million-dollar mark at RM Auctions’ St. John’s sale in Plymouth, Michigan yesterday, selling for $1,100,000 before a packed house. One of just two built and virtually unseen for nearly half a century, the sporting Packard with coachwork by Dietrich spurred a... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial Roadster. Chassis No. 154140. Photo RM Auctions 5,401 cc supercharged overhead valve inline eight-cylinder engine with driver activated and gear driven Roots type supercharger, twin updraft pressurized carburetors, four-speed transmission with synchromesh on third and a dog clutch on fourth, independent wishbone coil front suspension, independent swing arm rear suspension, and four-wheel servo-assisted hydraulic drum brakes. Estimate:  Available Upon Request-Offered from the Collection of... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2011

1952 Chrysler D'Elegance Leads Sensational Concepts @ RM Auctions' Sale in Monterey

1952 Chrysler D'Elegance BLENHEIM, ON.- A design masterpiece by Virgil Exner and bodied by Ghia, this stunning 1952 Chrysler D’Elegance leads a host of sensational concept cars poised to cross RM’s Monterey auction podium next month, August 19 – 20 in California. Hemi-powered on a shortened New Yorker chassis, this stunning concept debuted at the 1952 Paris Motor Show; its display was so well-received that Ghia built an additional 25 examples. Today resplendent in its red metallic paint with a black and cream leather... [Lire la suite]
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