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1930 American Austin Coupe Cannon Falls, MN $2000


“For sale is a 1930 American Austin often referred to as a Bantam Coupe. This is a project I got with another one . It is mostly there and has rust but if you are considering building a nostalgic Gasser straight axle car that is so hot now here is your chance . Comes with grille and hood as seen in pictures . No engine or trans
So instead of cutting down a 4 door to look like this buy the real deal.”

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1934 American Austin Coupe Celina, OH eBay

UPDATE: Back on eBay.

Supposed to have only 2421 miles?

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“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.”

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1930 Austin Saloon Coupe St. Louis, MO $48,500

Cool little vehicle.

“It can be said that the Austin 7 was Britain’s equivalent of the Ford Model T. Of course the little 7 came along a bit later than the Ford in 1922 to be exact but nonetheless it put Britain on wheels like no other motorcar before it. In essence the 7 replaced virtually all other competitors offering compacts and cyclecars.

The 7 was tiny at just 6 foot 3 inch in wheelbase 40 inches wide and weighing in at a paltry 794 pounds. Comparatively it was about half the size of a model T but it was perfectly suited for navigating the city streets and narrow country lanes of the British Isles. Sir Herbert Austin performed much of the design work himself and patented many of the designs he used in the car. The engine was a 696 cc side-valve unit with detachable head cast cylinder block and alloy crankcase. The plucky little unit was rated at 7.2 horsepower giving the Austin plenty of power considering the light weight. Continue reading “1930 Austin Saloon Coupe St. Louis, MO $48,500”

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1947 Austin A40 Mesa, AZ $41,995

A lot of engine for a little vehicle.

“This one is just too much fun to pass up. It only takes a quick glance to know this 1947 Austin A40 is not just some classic British economy car. The bold paint and hood scoop are just a hint at the beastly V8 power that lies underneath. This is the full custom build for someone who knows really cool things come in small packages.

The Austin A40 might have helped put England on wheels, but it’s a rare sight over here today. In fact, many British car fans might be keen on seeing an A40 at their favorite car show. But don’t let them get too close, or else this wild child might make them spill their Sleepy Time tea. After all, the yellow on this one is more vivid than a sunrise on the Thames, and the custom pinstriping is bolder than anything on the Union Jack. You’ll love the extra attention and investment that was given to the details like the single-piece steel front end that now incorporated the bumper and frenched the headlights. Along the sides, the shaved door handles give this a sleek look. Plus, those iconic and bright Cragar SS wheels cannot hide even when masked by the rounded fenders. It all ends with some thoughtful details like the color-matched bumper, more pinstriping, and even an integrated third brake light.

The best British sport coats are made from tweed, so it seems fitting to use that for the interior. There are enjoyable features like bucket seats, power windows, and an AM/FM/cassette stereo. The details are nice with Austin’s flying ”A” logo used for the door pulls. And we love how that is also embossed into the door of the fully finished trunk (now mostly used to hold the battery box.) But as nice as this one is finished, you’re really most concerned about the performance pieces – after all, that’s why the full VDO gauge panel takes up the whole dash. Plus, the grippy sports steering wheel on a tilt column and a Hurst Pro-Matic 2 shifter are the right performance tools to get the job done.

The interior and exterior already tell you one thing – this custom is all about the engine. While everyone sees that tall air grabber poking out of the hood, that’s just the tip of the performance iceberg. You can tilt the whole front section forward to reveal plenty of shining aluminum that’s equal parts flair and function. This is a 355 cubic-inch V8 that’s been balanced and blueprinted for performance. Plus, it has go-fast goodies like a Holley four-barrel carburetor, Ron Davis Aluminum radiator w/electric fan, Mallory distributor, and Pro Car long tube headers that feed straight out into the rumbling dual exhaust. Making sure all this power gets to the road is a stout TH400 three-speed automatic transmission that feeds a Ford nine-inch rear end. Plus, you have a wide set of classic Pro-Trac tires on the rear. The front suspension is a beefed-up ladder bar setup with front discs, and the rear has adjustable coilovers. So this is an all-around performance build.

Here’s proof that good things come in small packages. It’s a one-of-a-kind that won’t disappoint with the big power and the crowds it attracts in public. Call today!!!”

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1940 American Bantam Hollywood Greensboro, NC Auction

Auction takes place July 26-28, 2018.

“It is Thought There Were Only 143 Hollywood Convertibles Made in 1940 * Sold New for $540.75 * American Bantam was Manufactured in Butler, Pa * Was Frame Off Restored in 2007 * Owner has Some Pictures of Restoration Process and Paperwork of the Restoration * Show Quality Car * Garage Kept * Coming out of a Private Collection * 4 Cylinder Engine * 3 Speed Manual Transmission”

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1940 American Bantam Truck Allen, TX Proxibid Auction

Auction takes place July 13/14, 2018.

“1940 American Bantam Pickup 45.6 CI 4 Cylinder Engine 3-Speed Manual Transmission Yellow & Black Exterior over Black Interior Completely Restored Wood Bed Runs and Drives Great From 1937-1941, Only 6,000 Bantams Were Produced 2009 AACA Senior National First Prize Winner American Austin Bantam Club “Roy Evans Award” Winner Rare Truck!”

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1939 American Bantam Roadster Proxibid Auction

Auction is July 13/14, 2018.

“939 American Bantam Speedster 46 CID L-Head Inline 4 Cylinder Engine 3-Speed Manual Transmission Maroon/Red Exterior over Cream Leather Interior Striking Color Combination Single-Barrel Updraft Carburetor 20 BHP at 3,800 RPM 4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes Solid Front Axle w/ Transverse Leaf Springs Live Rear Axle w/ Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs Fresh Restoration Historic Example of One of America’s First Compact Cars Preferred Early-Production Styling Cues Charming Art Deco Styling by Alexis de Sakhnofsky”

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1938 American Bantam Roadster Dearborn, MI $34,995

Nice looking car.

“This 1938 Bantam is a restored roadster that is in great overall condition. The 50 cubic inch four cylinder engine is a correct engine but not the original to the car it makes 22 horsepower and is really fun to drive being mated to a 3-speed manual transmission. The red exterior is in very good condition and looks great with the black canvas convertible top and is a perfect match to the two-tone red vinyl interior. Options on this Bantam include: Manual Convertible Top Vinyl Interior Hub Caps and Bias Ply Tires. If you are in search of a very unique vehicle that is an absolute blast to drive than this Roadster is worth taking a second look at. To view this unique 1938 Bantam Roadster in greater detail including over 100 HD photos and an HD video please visit”


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1937 American Bantam Speedster Alpharetta, GA $28,595

UPDATE: Price dropped to $27,995.

“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”

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1939 American Bantam Bay City, MI $35,900

UPDATE: Still Available.

(03/28/2018) 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…

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1931 American Austin Rossmoor, CA $27,500

Nice looking car.

“Recently acquired from the estate of long term owner. Mature high grade restoration of original, rust and accident free example of the iconic mini-roadster from the 1930s. Comes with collection of historical literature, tools, and safety/reliability extras She won her share of awards over the years and can now be used without fear of collecting further nicks and scratches. Yours for far less than what a gleaming trailer queen will cost you while providing you with the same head turning stares and thumbs up reactions. Offers and interesting trades always considered.”

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1952 Austine A125 Sheerline Los Angeles, CA $7500

Something different.

“I have owned this 1952 AUSTIN Sheerline for 27 YEARS. It has been parked in the back of my garage all that time. It was always my intention to restore this fairly rare car. Due to other commitments it is now becoming obvious that I need to find a new custodian for this car.
It was recently pulled out into the daylight and after fitting new batteries (2 x 6 volts = 12 volts), the old girl fired up with fresh gas. 6 cylinder. 4 speed.
Eight seat limousine with divider and jump seats.
The car is running and driving. Brakes work. 4 speed column shift works.
I have a clear California title in my name on a “non-op” with no back fees due.
This car needs a cosmetic restoration. The body is sound and virtually rust free. It will, however, need completely re-upholstering.
Mechanically very sound with excellent oil pressure.
It incorporates four hydraulically operated jacks that lift the 4 wheels off the ground.
Many Sheerlines were sacrified in the seventies when the hard to find P100 Lucas headlights were worth more than the whole car. This model is a survivor and well worth saving.
Comes with a reconditioned steering wheel and all new dashboard knobs.
Also comes with the original owner’s handbook, parts manual and workshop manual. Complete original tool kit.
I am asking $7500 but I might consider a reasonable offer if this cool car goes to the right home.” Continue reading “1952 Austine A125 Sheerline Los Angeles, CA $7500”