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This went up for auction earlier this month, appears to have sold, and is no available again.
“1932 American Austin Bantam Series A
Excellent Restored Example
Correct 1932 Drivetrain – 13hp!
Well Documented & Enthusiast Owned
Engine #: L10098
Body #: AZ153168
Chicago Car Club is pleased to present this 1932 American Austin Bantam!
– Please see the video accompanying the listing, as that will provide the best look at the car.
– Paint shows very nicely, and the car was resprayed in 2006. The color is Vermilion Red, a Ford color from the 90s. There are very few blemishes. While we often see the front fenders, hood creases, and headlight mounts all scratched up on cars like this, this one is quite clean. No dust under the paint, it presents very well.
– Driver’s window has a crack. Windows track nicely, doors open and close easily. Continue reading “1932 American Austin Bantam Chicago, IL $18,900 on eBay”
Looks like a good project vehicle.
“This car is made in America miner rot-four cylinder engine 20 Horse power standard does 50 miles an hour good restoration project Motor transmission rear end ”
UPDATE: Now on eBay.
The price doesn’t not include the engine. Add $20k if you want the engine.
“Tennessee Title: 1941 Willys Coupe. Project.
All information for Body and Frame submitted to state for a clean title to be issued.
MSO Created 3/2014 by Phil’s Rods, S-10 Frame.
At a point to where you make your personal selections to finish the way you want.
• Steel plate and tubing incorporated into body for support structures and strength.
• Fresh From Paint 10/17.
• 4 piece front end (Grill opening: you have multiple options that require different cuts, I left this alone to leave all options available)
• Polished stainless steel traditional Willys Hood latches come with car. No holes were drilled for this option due to other options available to you.
I’d like a closeup look at this one. Bidders can bid online through mid April.
“Hard-to-find pickup completely restored wood bed runs and drives great. American Austin Car Co. was founded in 1929 in Butler PA. Their intention was to assemble and sell in the United Sates a version of the Austin 7 car called American Austin. After some initial success the Great Depression set in and sales fell off to the point that production was suspended. In 1934 the company filed for bankruptcy. In 1935 the company was reorganized under the name American Bantam. Production resumed in 1937 and continued through 1941. From 1937 until the end of 1941 only 6000 Bantams were produced. This has a 45.6ci inline-4 engine with 3-speed manual transmission. They had a top speed of 50 mph and styling resembled a small Chevrolet. From the John Staluppi Cars of Dreams Collection.
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Quite the little hotrod.
“We are selling the car for the builder, who is no longer able to enjoy the car. He asked us to find it a new home. That home is more important to him right now than money.
There are few Bantam hot rods on the market and valuing this car is a bit of a challenge. Our asking price may or may not be aligned with what you are willing to pay. So, look at the photos, think about the car & come up with some questions. Then, call or email us and we can give you some answers. Once you are ready, make us a fair offer to consider…
It’s supposed to be fully restored.
“Quite literally rebuilt from top to bottom, it starts with utter ease, and runs just wonderfully! This includes a fully rebuilt engine & transmission with new clutch, all new wiring, all new upholstery, new brakes, tires, etc.”
Supposed to have only 2421 miles?
“A neat little all steel 5 window coupe with black vinyl interior, perfect for cruising in parades. This vehicle is powered by a 45.6 cubic inch 4 cylinder engine, and a 3 speed manual transmission with floor shift. It is believed that this vehicle has only had one paint job since production, and it is sure to turn heads. This car is also a memorabilia piece, with the 1934 original gasoline ration sticker still in the windshield.”
Another fun Bantam.
“For sale in our Atlanta showroom is a 1937 Austin Boattail Speedster Prototype. Founded by Herbert Austin in 1905 the Austin Motor Company would create models that would influence large automotive manufacturers for years to come. During the great depression many auto makers restructured including Austin Motor Company.
A year before reorganizing and becoming American Bantam Austin would produce one its most rare and highly desirable prototypes ever the Austin Boat Tail Speedster. With only six ever produced this 1937 Austin Boat Tail Prototype for sale doesnt get much rarer. Continue reading “1937 American Bantam Speedster Alpharetta, GA $28,595”
Looks fun. Auction is March 9-10, 2018.
“1939 American Bantam Speedster featured in a dashing two-tone Maroon and Silver combination with a Duesenberg-like sweep panel on each side, the car looks every bit like a diminutive American classic. The interior is matching Maroon with contrasting grey piping and grey carpets.
According to the AACA Museum, the American Bantam motorcars were manufactured in Butler, PA, from 1938 to 1940. They were a descendant of the American Austin, manufactured at the same location from 1930 through 1933. American Austin filed for bankruptcy and was later purchased and re-opened under the name American Bantam, by Roy S. Evans. Continue reading “1939 American Bantam Model 60 Florida Auction”
Looks like a solid foundation.
“American Bantam with Title
Original engine, tranny, suspension gone for many years.
Included with sale is engine, tranny, rear suspension from a Toyota Starlet and front suspension form a Renault. Though many modernization combinations could work, we felt this was one of the best for reliability and practicality.
Shows 8350 miles – true mileage unknown, but this body looks so good that this could be the real mileage.
It has been resprayed, but no evidence of any major wreck damage.
Slight rust bleed through lower front lip drivers door.
Five original wheels included.