1932 HUDSON ROADSTER - 207834 Preview* anticipated to be at Northeast 2017 - 1932 HUDSON ROADSTER //barrettjacksonimages.azureedge.net/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/207834/207834_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
1932 HUDSON ROADSTER - Preview
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Auction Northeast 2017
Reserve RESERVE
Status Preview
Year 1932
Make HUDSON
Model
Style ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 936467
Exterior Color BLACK/ORANGE
Interior Color ORANGE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 254CI
Transmission 3-SPEED MANUAL
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Description
This Murphy-inspired show car was recently discovered and has since undergone a full and complete restoration, returning it to its 1932 Paris Auto Salon-show status. The exterior has been finished in Dark Midnight Black with Bright Orange accents and the interior has been returned to its factory appearance with orange leather and Bedford cord inserts. Rear passengers are treated to open air comfort in its comfortable rumble seat. The interior also features a burled-walnut dash that's nicely accented with an engine turned insert. Power for this Hudson comes from a 254.4ci inline 8-cylinder rated at 101hp and mated to a 3-speed manual transmission. The engine compartment has been completely restored and detailed in every way and now presents as a work of art. This magnificent car rides on Hudson wire wheels complete with wide whitewall tires for a look that's absolutely stunning from any angle. It is only the most unusual of circumstances that can create such a masterpiece, but the brief union of Frank Spring and Frank Hershey at Hudson created this magnificent design. With their roots from the Murphy Body Company, these two men may have been employed by Hudson at the time, but this did not stop them from proudly affixing the Walter M. Murphy badge to the body of this car. Hudson looked favorably upon the design and even hired Briggs to build copies, but it all started with the man, moment and machine timing of two men that made their exit from a failed coachbuilder in an era where times were changing. So rare is this car that Don Butler's authoritative book on Hudson states that "no photograph of an authentic example of the rumble seat convertible could be found for publication." For the ultimate in rarity, provenance, and exquisite design, this Murphy-inspired Hudson is a car that reigns supreme as a custom coach-built car that has no equal. **TITLE IN TRANSIT**
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