This Sport Coupe is one of 10 or 15 coupes built by Veritas using pre-war BMW 328 chassis and running gear. The BMW 328 was powered by an overhead-valve in-line 6-cylinder engine with 1,971 cc and 130-horsepower. The chassis consisted of coil-spring suspension, independent in front, rack-and-pinion steering and hydraulic drum brakes. The BMW 328 had a top speed of 125 mph.
This car was brought to the United States by a German journalist who drove it from New York to Hollywood, CA, where it served as his daily driver for several years. It was sold to California enthusiast in 1954 and the current owner purchased the car in 1966. It was first restored in 1996 and several times since then.
This Sport Coupe is one of 10 to 15 coupes built by Veritas using the prewar BMW 328 chassis and running gear. The BMW 328 was powered by an overhead valve inline 6-cylinder engine displacing 1971cc and delivering 130 horsepower, with a top speed of 125 mph. The chassis had coil spring suspension, independent front, rack and pinion steering and hydraulic drum brakes. This car was brought to the United States by a German journalist who initially drove it from New York to Hollywood, then used it as his daily driver. In 1951, a Veritas was converted into a single-seat Formula 1 racer known as the Meteor. Under the F2 regulations, a number of Veritas cars raced in the 1951 and 1952 Grand Prix seasons.
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(Data based on Model Year 1949
Vehicles That Failed To Sell1949 Veritas C-90's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
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