1932 Auburn 8-100A Phaeton Sedan Vehicle Profile

1932 Auburn 8-100A photograph

1932 Auburn 8-100A photograph

1932 Auburn 8-100A photograph

1932 Auburn 8-100A photograph

1932 Auburn 8-100A1932 Auburn 8-100A1932 Auburn 8-100A1932 Auburn 8-100A
Phaeton Sedan
The Auburn Automobile company had been in business for many years. E.L. Cord, who wanted to own or direct a manufacturing company, got his chance in 1924 when the Auburn Automobile company offered him a top level management position. Cord understood all aspects of design and manufacturing. The depression of the late 1920's had a major impact on Cord and some of his outside business ventures, though the Auburn Company did manage to turn a profit and continue its production.

The '105' represents 105 horsepower. In 1929 Auburn produced 22,000 vehicles. 1931 was Auburn's most successful year, but by 1933 sales of all vehicles had plummeted to around 6,000 units. Though the company ended production in 1937, the Auburns of the early 1930's are considered to be among the finest and most powerful cars produced during the era.

This Alan H. Leamy Jr. design has a Columbia dual ratio rear end and a Lycoming straight 8 engine that measures 269 cubic-inches and generates 100 horsepower. The 'A' refers to its two speed differential. This is controlled by a high-low level switch on the instrument panel that is actuated by a manifold vacuum and clutch. It also features a clock built into the rear view mirror that keeps correct time.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

1932 Auburn 8-100A Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1932 sales)
1932 Auburn 8-100A Boattail Speedster
Chassis#: 8-100 A 8761
Sold for USD$302,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
 
1932 Auburn Eight Custom Cabriolet
Chassis#: 9443
Sold for USD$86,800
  2019 RM Sothebys : The Guyton Collection
 
1932 Auburn Eight Custom Cabriolet
Chassis#: 29785
Sold for USD$91,300
  2018 RM Sothebys : Auburn Spring
 
1932 Auburn 8 100A Phaeton
Chassis#: GU73404
Sold for USD$70,000
  2017 Mecum : Monterey
1932 Auburn 8-100A image  
1932 Auburn Speedster
Sold for USD$85,250
  2016 Motostalgia : Amelia Island Auction
1932 Auburn 8-100A image  
1932 Auburn Model 8-100 Phaeton
Sold for USD$99,000
  2016 Motostalgia : Amelia Island Auction
1932 Auburn 8-100A image  
1932 Auburn 8-100 A Custom Cabriolet
Sold for USD$50,600
  2014 Auctions America - Auburn Fall
 
1932 Auburn Eight Custom Phaeton Sedan by Limousine Body Company
Sold for USD$187,000
  2014 Motor City Auction by RM Auctions
 
1932 AUBURN SPEEDSTER CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 2793E
Sold for USD$484,000
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1932 Auburn 8-100A Boattail Speedster
Sold for USD$242,000
  2013 Worldwide - The Houston Classic
 
1932 Auburn 8-100A Phaeton
Sold for USD$50,600
  2013 Worldwide - The Houston Classic
 
1932 Auburn 8-100A Custom Eight Speedster by Union City Body Company
Chassis#: 8100A 9288E
Sold for USD$330,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Amelia Island
 
1932 AUBURN 8-100A CUSTOM PHAETON
Sold for USD$102,300
  2011 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1932 AUBURN 8-100A CUSTOM PHAETON
Sold for USD$102,300
  2011 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1932 AUBURN 8 100A SPEEDSTER
Sold for USD$148,500
  2007 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2007
 
1932 AUBURN 8-100A DUAL COWL PHAETON
Sold for USD$45,000
  2003 Kruse Auction - Auburn, IN
 
1932 AUBURN 8-100 A CABRIOLET
Sold for USD$51,000
  2001 Kruse Auction - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1932 Auburn 8-100A's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1932 Auburn 8-100A Brougham 2019 Mecum : Dallas$60,000  
1932 Auburn 8-100A Cabriolet 2019 Bonhams : Goodwood Members Meeting $80,000$100,000
1932 AUBURN 8-100A CABRIOLET 2003 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$7,000  
1932 AUBURN 8100 A FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$15,000  

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1932 Auburn 8-100A vehicle thumbnail image  1932 Auburn 8-100A vehicle thumbnail image  
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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Auburn 8-100A1932 Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Central Manufacturing Company
Chassis information for the Auburn 8-100A1932 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Union City
Chassis information for the Auburn 8-100A1932 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Union City
Chassis information for the Auburn 8-100A1932 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Union City
Chassis information for the Auburn 8-100A1932 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Union City
Chassis information for the Auburn 8-100A1932 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Union City
Engine Num: GU58054
Chassis information for the Auburn 8-1001932 Speedster
Chassis Num: 1655
Engine Num: BB1521
Chassis information for the Auburn 8-100A1932 Speedster
Coachbuilder: Union City
Chassis Num: 9288E


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