1938 Graham 97 Supercharged Cabriolet by Saoutchik

Like many advanced American designs of the late 1930s, “The Spirit of Motion” caught on much stronger in avant-garde Europe than in its home country. The finest European coachbuilders took Northrup’s aerodynamic lines as their muse, among them Jacques Saoutchik of Paris. Saoutchik installed custom cabriolet bodywork on several “Sharknose” chassis, of which the car shown here is believed to be one of two existing examples and the only one currently in the United States.

Chassis number 141747 was one Read More

1964 Porsche 901 Cabriolet Prototype

  • 30-bhp, 1,991-cc SOHC air-cooled, horizontally opposed 6-cylinder engine with Solex carburetors
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Independent front suspension with torsion bars and McPherson struts; independent rear suspension with torsion bars, trailing arms and tubular shock absorbers
  • Four-wheel disc brakes
  • Wheelbase 2,200 mm
  • The only known 901 cabriolet prototype
  • The oldest unrestored Porsche 901
  • Largely original condition; documented history
  • Shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
  • Never before offered for public sale

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