This is a very rare collector car and one you wont see very often. Only 550 1928 Auburn Phaeton convertible sedans were produced that year. How many models could possibly remain in existence today? 1928 was the first year for roll up window on the four door convertible.
This prewar beauty is an award-winning car that has won National AACA and AACA Repeat Preservation Awards.
It is reported that this Auburn was the 1928 New York Automobile Show display model. It was purchased by a couple at the show and driven home to Indianapolis. The car remained in the family until the late 1960's. In 1973 the car underwent a no expense spared, ground up restoration. It has remained in that family for 45 years now.
The dual side mount exterior is a gorgeous tricolor tan, brown and black paint that is in excellent condition. The top is tan and in excellent condition. The leather interior is a deep red and presents in excellent condition.
Engine is the Lycoming 8-cylinder 300 cubic inch paired with a 3-speed transmission with overdrive. The lube system is Bijur. Brakes are 4-wheel brakes on a 130-foot wheelbase. The gas gauge is a King-Seely.
This beautiful Auburn has years of maintenance records. It has completed several tours over the years. It is recognized as a CCCA Full Classic.
1911 Auburn N-40 Phaeton
..4 Door Convertible
..All The Brass Shows Well
..Dark Blue Paint Excellent
..Black Leather Interior Excellent
..A Most Beautiful Car
..A Show Car Winner Anywhere
While E.L. Cord gets the credit for saving the ailing Auburn Automobile Company in the mid-1920s, he is also responsible for the company’s eventual demise a decade later. After enjoying a renaissance.....