1938 Cadillac V16

Presidential Convertible Parade Limousine

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1938
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 13, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 13, 2010
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 12, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 11, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Chassis No.
5270075
Estimate:
$400,000-$600,000 US
Model 9006. 210 bhp, 331 cu. in. overhead valve V8 engine, three-speed manual transmission, coil spring independent front suspension, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 165"
Although William McKinley was the first U.S. President to ride in an automobile in 1899, it was not until 1909 that a motor vehicle moved into the White House stables. Theodore Roosevelt was known to ride in automobiles,