This 1909 Thomas-Flyer 6-40 Seven Passenger Touring was offered for sale at the 2007 RM Auctions held in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was estimated to fetch between $300,000-$400,000. The car is powered by a 267 cubic-inch six-cylinder engine with the engine cast in pairs. There is a sliding gear manual gearbox and rear wheel drum brakes. It has been treated to a restoration and brought back to original condition. It is painted in red and has a black leather interior. It retains the period correct pieces such as Gray and Davis brass lamps, a brass speedometer, a folding brass windscreen and running board mounted spare tires.
On auction day, the estimated value proved to be nearly accurate, as the car sold for $297,000.
This 1909 Thomas Flyer seven-passenger touring car rests on a 137-inch wheelbase with front and rear semi-elliptic leaf springs. It is powered by an inline, six-cylinder engine cast in pairs, with an updraft carburetor. The engine is coupled to a cone clutch, sliding gear, and manual transmission. It is painted in red and accented by black leather upholstery. It has correct period features including the Gray and Davis brass lamps, a brass speedometer, a folding brass windscreen and running board-mounted spare tires.
In 2010, this 7-Passenger Touring Car was again offered for sale - this time at the Vintage Motor Cars of Hershey auction presented by RM Auctions. The car was estimated to sell for $150,000 - $250,000. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for the sum of $176,000 including buyer's premium.Also photographed at :