The speedster returned after being discontinued in '34 and all were supercharged. Speedsters featured beautiful pontoon fenders and a boattail influenced by one of Buehrig's Duesenberg designs. Duesenberg's engine was an extension of the 1934 Eight but with 150 horsepower courtesy of its Schwitzer-Cummins blower.
1935 Auburn 851 Speedster.
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Speedsters claimed an honest 100 mph off the showroom floor and were among the most breathtakingly beautiful automobiles of all time, yet in 1935 they sold for just $2,245. Most Classic enthusiasts wish they had a time machine for cars like these.
Pluses of the 1935-1936 Auburn Supercharged 851/852:
- Speedster among the top blue chip Classics
- Stunning looks and great vintage performance
- A legend among motorcars
Minuses of the 1935-1936 Auburn Supercharged 851/852:
- Price, price, and price
- High operating costs
Production of the 1935-1936 Auburn Supercharged 851/852:
Specifications of the 1935-1936 Auburn Supercharged 851/852:
Wheelbase, inches: 127.0
Length, inches: NA
Weight, pounds: 3,565-3,729
Price, new: $1,445-2,245
Engines for the 1935-1936 Auburn Supercharged 851/852:
Type Size Horsepower Years sv I-8* 280.0 cid 150 1935-1936
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