In 1949, this exceptional Auburn Boattail Speedster was discovered in an old garage in Omaha, NE. The Auburn required some refurbishing, so a restoration was undertaken in 1951, and it was decided to restore the car as a 1936 852, perhaps in an attempt to make the already rare Speedster seem even more desirable, as 852s are extremely scarce. The Auburn was parked in the garage during the summer of 1962, and didn’t move from that spot for 52 years, with the exception of a special display at the SAC Museum in 2004, where the car was exhibited for six months.
Presented here is an exceptional opportunity: a 1935 Auburn Supercharged Boattail Speedster that has not seen the light of day since 1962. This is a car so genuine and proper, and so carefully preserved since then, that it looks as good today as it did on the day it was put in storage. It is, without question, truly remarkable.