The American Bantam Car Company was resurrected from the ashes of the American Austin Car Company of Butler, PA. Bantams were produced from 1938 through 1941. Count Alexis deSaknoffsky redesigned his original American Austin Roadster for $300, resulting in this updated art-deco design that included the stylish grille, enclosed fenders and rear skirts.
The American Bantam was redesigned from his original America Roadster, design by Count Alexis deSakhnoffsky for $300.00. This vehicle has a 45 c.i. 20 hp engine with top speed of 60 mph and 60 mpg. Thermo-syphon cooling. There is a 3 speed transmission with reverse. The car weighs 1150 pounds. 971 Roadsters were produced from 1937-1940. Original selling price was $479.00Also photographed at :