1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A Convertible Brougham / 7A112278 Vehicle Information

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A photograph

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Convertible Brougham
Chassis #: 7A112278
Sold for $110,000 at 2005 The Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction.
Sold for $93,500 at 2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction.
Sold for $99,000 at 2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island.
In 1948 Hudson made a very important design contribution to the automotive community by introducing the 'step down' bodystyle. By 1952 they had claimed 10 of 11 stock car Grand Nationals as the dominate 'Fabulous Hudson Hornet' raced through the mid-1950's generating strong commercial success.

There were only 500 Hudson Hornets produced in 1951 and this convertible is one of them. It is finished in burgundy with dark red leather interior and black power convertible top. It was treated to a body-off restoration during the mid-1990s and has remained in good condition since. It has been carefully preserved in a climate-controlled showroom and traveled a mere 1,600 miles, all in dry weather. The car has traveled 61,250 miles since new.

There is a 308 cubic-inch L-head six-cylinder engine with Twin H power, dual carburetors, and a dual manifold induction system. It has a high compression '262' cylinder head which helps boost the power to 180. The gearbox is a dual Range Hydramatic automatic unit and there are four-wheel drum brakes.

This 1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible was offered for sale at the 2007 Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction presented by RM Auctions, where it had an estimated value of $80,000 - $100,000. It was offered without reserve. The estimated value proved accurate as the lot was sold for $93,500.

In 2010, this Hudson Hornet Convertible was offered for sale at RM Auctions 'Automobiles of Amelia Island' sale in Amelia Island, Florida. The car was estimated to sell for $75,000 - $100,000 and offered without reserve. As bidding came to a close, the car has been sold for the sum of $99,000, inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2010


2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $75,000-USD $100,000 
Sale Price :
USD $99,000

2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $80,000-USD $100,000 
Sale Price :
USD $93,500

2005 The Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $70,000-USD $80,000 
Sale Price :
USD $110,000

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1951 sales)
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$77,000
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1951 Hudson Hornet 6 Custom Convertible
Chassis#: 7A-94373
Sold for USD$57,200
  2018 Worldwide Auctioneers : Hostetlers Hudson Auto Museum Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet 6 'Twin-H Power' Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A-49142
Sold for USD$104,500
  2018 Worldwide Auctioneers : Hostetlers Hudson Auto Museum Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 HUDSON HORNET CUSTOM SEDAN
Chassis#: 122610
Sold for USD$15,400
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A122578
Sold for USD$72,800
  2018 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 HUDSON HORNET CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 7A60917
Sold for USD$50,600
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A109578
Sold for USD$165,000
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet Brougham Convertible
Sold for USD$72,500
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1951 HUDSON HORNET CONVERTIBLE BROUGHAM
Chassis#: 7A122578
Sold for USD$192,500
  2016 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet convertible paint model
Sold for USD$805
  2015 Auctions America : Hilton Head
 
1951 HUDSON HORNET BROUGHAM CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 7A71472
Sold for USD$185,052
  2015 Bonhams : The Frederiksen Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible Brougham
Sold for USD$57,200
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Twin H-Power Convertible Brougham
Chassis#: 7A71472
Sold for USD$220,000
  2014 Rick Cole Auctions : Monterey
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$99,000
  2014 Auctions America : California
 
1951 Hudson Hornet 6 Sedan
Sold for USD$21,450
  2013 Auctions America - Auburn Spring
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$80,000
  2013 Mecum Auctions - Kissimmee, FL Auction
 
1951 Hudson Hornet
Sold for USD$4,800
  2011 Silver Auction - Carson City
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible
Sold for USD$99,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  
1951 Hudson Club Hornet
Chassis#: 7A50353Z
Sold for USD$29,835
  2009 Bonhams - Bicentennial Pavilion at Hotel Murano
 
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A
Sold for USD$93,500
  2007 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction
1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1951 Hudson Hornet Series 7A's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1951 Hudson Twin Hornet 2013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$120,000  
1951 Hudson Hornet Club Coupe7A50353Z2009 Bonhams Bicentennial Pavilion at Hotel Murano $35,000$40,000

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