Lot #230

1949 NORMAN E TIMBS REAR ENGINE SPECIAL CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

Auction PETERSEN MUSEUM CLASSIC CAR AUCTION 2002
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 230
Year 1949
Make NORMAN E TIMBS
Model REAR ENGINE SPECIAL
Style CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 001
Exterior Color ALUMINUM
Interior Color WOOD
Cylinders 0
Engine Size 0
Transmission
Description
Norman E. Timbs was a very talented Los Angeles based automotive engineer who worked with Preston Tucker on his car, he also built Indy cars for the Keck family. Among many other fascinating projects, he designed and built his own rear engined custom roadster with a Buick 8 cyl engine. It was the cover car Motor Trend Dec. 49 and featured in Road & Track issue number 7. We are pleased to offer the car today virtually "as found". For the full history please contact an auction representative for details. ***SOLD ON BILL OF SALE ONLY***
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