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1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A Speedster Vehicle Profile

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A photograph

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This Auburn Speedster was acquired from the estate of well-known Minnesota collector Kermit Wilson in 2014. The Custom line 'A' distinguishes it from the Standard line (8-95), as the company wanted to put emphasis on performance.

The 268.6 cu. in. 8-cylinder inline L-head engine produced 98-bhp, coupled to a three-speed manual transmission and running four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.

This 8-98A Speedster was the recipient of a full restoration which was completed in 2017. Fittingly, following restoration, it was first entered in the 2018 Auburn Cord Duesenberg 'Year Of The Speedster' reunion at Auburn, Indiana where it garnered the Roy Falkner Best Auburn Award. Previous history of this vehicle includes ownership by Eric Rosenau (Mr. Pierce Arrow) and a North Dakota Car Museum.



No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1931 sales)
1931 AUBURN 8-98A CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 898A13046F
Sold for USD$112,000
  2021 Bonhams : Amelia Island Auction
1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A image  1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A image  
1931 Auburn 8-98A Sedan
Chassis#: 8-98 35388-A
Sold for USD$19,800
  2019 RM Sothebys : Hershey
 
1931 Auburn Eight Custom Speedster
Chassis#: 8-98A 16951 E
Sold for USD$190,400
  2018 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A image  1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A image  
1931 Auburn Eight Phaeton Sedan
Chassis#: 898A 15822 H
Sold for USD$117,000
  2017 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1931 Auburn 8-98A Convertible
Sold for USD$85,000
  2016 Mecum - Indianapolis
 
1931 Auburn 8-98A Phaeton Convertible Sedan
Chassis#: 10761 H
Sold for USD$92,000
  2013 Bonhams - The Scottsdale Auction
1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A image  
1931 Auburn 8-98A Cabriolet
Sold for USD$108,000
  2012 Branson Auction - Spring 2012
 
1931 Auburn 8-98A Cabriolet
Sold for USD$75,000
  2011 Leake Car Auctions - Tulsa - 39th Annual Leake Auto Auction
 
1931 Auburn 8-98A Boattail Speedster
Sold for USD$72,600
  2003 JEM Museum Collection
 
1931 Auburn 8-98A Cabriolet
Sold for USD$60,000
  2003 Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1931 Auburn Model 8-98 A's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1931 AUBURN 8-98A CABRIOLET898A11832F2011 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $110,000$130,000

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Auburn Model 8-98 A Vehicle Profiles
Boattail Speedster
Auburn Model 8-98 A Boattail Speedster

Model Year: 1931
Profile
Boattail Speedster
Auburn Model 8-98 A Boattail Speedster

Model Year: 1931
Boattail Speedster
Auburn Model 8-98 A Boattail Speedster

Model Year: 1931
Profile

Brougham
Auburn Model 8-98 A Brougham

Model Year: 1931
Profile
Brougham
Auburn Model 8-98 A Brougham

Model Year: 1931
Brougham
Auburn Model 8-98 A Brougham

Model Year: 1931
Profile

Phaeton Sedan
Auburn Model 8-98 A Phaeton Sedan

Model Year: 1931
Profile
Phaeton Sedan
Auburn Model 8-98 A Phaeton Sedan

Model Year: 1931
Profile
Speedster
Auburn Model 8-98 A Speedster

Model Year: 1931
Profile

Phaeton Sedan
Auburn Model 8-98 A Phaeton Sedan

Chassis Num: 10761 H
Engine Num: GU 46684
Model Year: 1931
Profile and Auction History
Speedster
Auburn Model 8-98 A Speedster

Chassis Num: 8-98A 16951 E
Engine Num: GU 49732
Model Year: 1931
Profile and Auction History
Boattail Speedster
Auburn Model 8-98 A Boattail Speedster

Chassis Num: 898
Model Year: 1931
Profile and Auction History

Cabriolet
Auburn Model 8-98 A Cabriolet

Chassis Num: 898A13046F
Engine Num: GU51926
Model Year: 1931
Profile and Auction History


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