This classic car is for sale on Catawiki. To have more information or to place a bid click on the "BID NOW" button. .Ford SAF Model 18 V8 with Cabriolet body by VandenPlas (1932)
Very exclusive car, belonging to the first production year of the world famous Ford V8 engine. In addition, this car is fitted with an unique Cabriolet body by the renowned master coachbuilder Willy Van den Plas of Paris, France.
Carrosserie Van den Plas was formed in 1898 by Guillaume van den Plas and his three sons, Antoine, Henri and Willy. Willy van den Plas, the youngest son of Guillaume, went to Paris in 1924 to serve as an agent for the paternal enterprise. Coachbuilding Company Willy van den Plas existed from 1924 to 1934.
This car was restored many years ago, so is patinated but still in very good overall conditions. Has remained all its life in France, where the car´s chassis and mechanics were originally assembled, at the French Ford SAF factory. Recently fitted with a new convertible top and new whitewall tyres.
A real one off with a very stylish body, one of the nicest designs on a Coachbuilt Ford V8. Mille Miglia Eligible.