1927 Pierce-Arrow Four-Passenger Opera Coupe

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1927
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Chassis No.
361902
Estimate:
$75,000-$100,000 US
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Saturday, March 13, 2010
OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
Series 36. 100 bhp, 414 cu. in. T-head six-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder, three-speed manual transmission, solid front axle and live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and vacuum-boosted four-wheel mechanical brakes. Wheelbase: 138"
In contrast to rivals Peerless and Packard, which introduced a V8 and the “Twin Six” respectively in 1916, Pierce-Arrow held firm to tried-and-true six-cylinder power through 1927. And what a six it was. But for the smaller, lighter and less-expensive Model 80 that was introduced in 1925, Pierce-Arrow’s trademark sixes were large and powerful T-head affairs with four valves per cylinder and dual ignition systems.
Series 36, built from 1926 to 1928, represented the final evolution of six-cylinder Pierce-Arrow models. This Opera Coupe from 1927 is a wonderful example that continues to benefit from an older,