1932 FORD VICTORIA CUSTOM 2 DOOR SEDAN - 70849Sold* at Scottsdale 2009 - Lot #722.1 1932 FORD VICTORIA CUSTOM 2 DOOR SEDANhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/70849/70849_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #722.1 - This Hot Rod 1932 Ford Victoria is all original steel and built in 1950. The current color is GM Corvette red and the top has been chopped 4". It is powered by a 350/350hp engine with automatic, air and power brakes. The frame, front and rear axles, and transmission case are powdercoated. The Victoria has a removal louvered belly pan. The interior is covered in the old style Ox Blood Maroon upholstery with 1960's Porsche front seats. The dash is from a 1932 Ford 3 window deluxe coupe with old style S&W "winged" dome glass gauges. The five wheels are Zenith brand and real knock-off wires. This Vic was on the cover of "Car Craft" magazine in April 1959, pages 48-50, and in "Hop Up" magazine in January 1952, page 11, for its Dry Lakes history. The car has a Rusetta Timing Tag dated October 14, 1950 with 127.4 mph, mounted on the inside above the front windshield. The car won First Place in the Annual Coronado, CA Reliable Run in 1952 and was featured in "Hot Rod" magazine in February 1952, pages 36-39. The winning dash plate is also mounted above the windshield. The Victoria was originally built by Robert "Bob" Stewart. He is the son of Ed Stewart who owned and operated Stewart's Speed Shop in San Diego, CA. Ed was also the originator of the Dago dropped front axles. This '32 Vic was nominated for one of the 75 most significant 1932 Fords of all time in 2007 but did not make the final 75. A large photo album and mentioned magazine articles accompanies the car as well as all the trophies this Hot Rod won. The album begins in 1950 with the purchase of the Victoria body, chopping of the top, engine changes, dry lakes, car shows, drag racing, cruising to Bonneville and all updates to the present day. The current owner has had the car since January, 1956.
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