The Auburn
by
Nicky Wright

 

All graphics on this page photographed and copyrighted by Nicky Wright. Please do not use them without permission.   For permission info, click here.  This is just a few sample pictures Nicky has of this automobile. 

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auburn851_12886.gif (20861 bytes) The powerful hood and grille shape of the Gordon Buehrig -designed Auburn 851 Boat-tail Speedster features front fenders that curve into the body, like wings poised for flight.

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There were virtually no changes between the 1935 and the 1936 models of Auburn, though designation progressed from 851 to 852. 

1936 Auburn Type 852 Boat-tail Speedster.007.jpg (44804 bytes)
Cord probably lost money on every speedster sold (at $2,245), but they attracted customers into the showrooms.

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1933 Auburn V12 Boat-tail Speedsterpinkconvert.jpg (39034 bytes) A predecessor of Gordon Buehrig's type 851 speedster, this V12 and the earlier Auburn speedsters were the work of Al Leamy.
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Another view of the 1933 Auburn V12 Boat-tail Speedster

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Note the beautifully sleek lines. This model was designed by Buehrig in a brief interval in his work on the new Cord 810.

1936 Auburn Boat-tail Speedstershelby2x.jpg (24950 bytes)

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