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1940 Maserati Coupe 2DR

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Last update: 24.02.2017

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Manufacturer: Maserati
Model: Coupe
Year: 1940
Type: Coupe
Color: Black
Mileage: 12,963
Engine: 2
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gas
Interior Color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
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  1940 AUSTIN-BANTAM COUPE 2DR
1940 Austin-Bantam Coupe ASK SELLER QUESTION Year 1940 Exterior Black Make AUSTIN-BANTAM Interior Gray Model COUPE Price call for price Mileage 12963 VIN WA7436636 Engine 13B RX 80 CI 2 ROTARY                 Click on a thumbnail to view all photos in a new window    
     

1940 AUSTIN-BANTAM COUPE 2DR

Thank you for visiting another one of AUTOCHOICE Is Yours. LLC's exclusive listing.   It is a rare occasion and privilege for AUTOCHOICE to represent two rods like the Bantam Roadster and Coupe.  Especially with the the special 13B Rotary engines.  The owner of these two Rods have been hand crafted himself and his talents shine through to who he really is. a "True Craftsman. "    A very large number of photos have been taken. in fact over 70. so you can get a good idea of their condition.  Some may feel the photos are a bit redundant. however. the majority of our prospects/buyers like the fact there are many so they are able to look from all angles to make sure they see it all.  For those potential serious buyers. please connect with Don to request A Drop Box of all 70 plus photos so you can blow up the photos for even better coverage of the photo.  Look forward to your request soon!

Basic Specsifications:

1940 Bantam Coupe~~~

                Mazda 13 B. 2 Rotor Motor

                                Street Ported

                                90# Oil Pump

                                Racing Clutch & Pressure Plate

                                Modified Holley Carb 625

                                4 Speed Trans and Rear End.

                Mazda Brake System

                3 Pc Racing Wheels

                Rack & Pinion Steering

               

Please call Don at (509) 301-1498 if you should have any questions.  Our dealership is located in College Place. WA. 99324. HOWEVER. it is important for you to know the car is located in Pasco. WA. about 45 miles from where our dealership is located.

Below we have provided Wikipedia's history of the Bantam for your education and enjoyment.

American Austin Car Company
From Wikipedia. the free encyclopedia Not to be confused with Austin Automobile Company or Austin Motor Company. American Austin Car Company Industry Automobile Fate Acquired by American Rolling Mills Founded 1929 Defunct 1956 Headquarters Butler. Pennsylvania Products Vehicles 1931 American Austin

The American Austin Car Company was an American automobile manufacturing corporation. The company was founded in 1929. and produced motorcars licensed from the British Austin Motor Company from 1930 through 1934. when it filed for bankruptcy.

In 1935 the company was reorganized under the name American Bantam. Production resumed in 1937 and continued through 1941. including the first prototype of what later became the Jeep. [1]

Contents   [hide]  1History 2American Bantam 2. 1Original Jeep 3Later production 4Gallery 5References 6External links

History[edit]

American Austin Car Company was founded in 1929. in Butler. nbsp;Pennsylvania. in premises that had belonged to the Standard Steel Car Company. [2] Their intention was to assemble and sell in the United States a version of the Austin 7 car. called American Austin. [3] After some initial success the Great Depression set in. and sales fell off to the point that production was suspended. In 1934 the company filed for bankruptcy.

The automobile was designed in the hopes of creating a market for small-car enthusiasts in the United States. The cars had 747 cc (45. 6 cu in) inline-four engines. enabling the car to return 40 mpgUS (48 mpgimp; 5. 9 L/100 km). and travel 1. 00 miles or 1. 00 kilometres per 2 US qt (1. 7 imp qt; 1. 9 l) fill of oil. [4] It was capable of 50 mph (80 km/h) in high gear. [5] Styling resembled small Chevrolets. with Stutz- and Marmon-style horizontal hood louvres. The bodies were designed by Alexis de Sakhnoffsky and made by the Hayes Body Company of Detroit. The coupe was billed as a sedan. and sold for $445. slightly less than a Ford V8 roadster. The Great Depression made the cheaper secondhand cars more appealing. so sales dropped off.

More than 8. 00 cars were sold during the company's first (and best) year of sales. but sales fell off to the point that production was suspended in 1932. It restarted in 1934 with bodies now made in-house. but stopped again between 1935 and 1937.

About 20. 00 cars were produced.

Beginning in the 1960s. the car gained a following with hot rodders. as well as among drag racers. The 75 in (1. 00 mm) wheelbase[5] made it attractive. even compared to the Anglia. [citation needed]

American Bantam[edit] 1939 American Bantam

In 1935. Roy Evans. a former salesman for Austin. bought out the bankrupt company. which was reorganized under the name American Bantam. The formal connection with UK Austin was severed. though a relationship was maintained. A series of changes was made to the American Austin car design. including a modified engine. and an exterior sheetmetal designed by Alexis de Sakhnoffsky.

Production was resumed in 1937. and continued through 1941. Despite a wide range of Bantam body styles. ranging from light trucks to woodie station wagons. only about 6. 00 Bantams of all types were produced.

American Bantam's 1938 model was the inspiration for Donald Duck's car which was first seen in Don Donald (1937).

Original Jeep[edit] Early Jeep

American Bantam also pioneered the first Jeep to a design by Karl Probst. a rel="rel nofollow" href="https://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/American_Austin_Car_Company#cite_note-Borth. 2C_Christy_p. _220-1-1">[1][2] still with rounded fenders. and built 2765 of these (more than half of which went to the British Army and some sent on to the Soviet Union) after discontinuing the manufacture of passenger vehicles. Some of the motors and chassis were imported from Toledo. Ohio; the bodies were made at the American Bantam Car factory in Butler. Pennsylvania.

The company produced the most fuel-efficient engine and first prototype under the original tender specifications and was awarded the first contract. but because Willys Overland used a more powerful engine. and because elements favorable to Ford within the Quartermaster Corps claimed[6] that Bantam lacked production capacity to produce the vehicle on the scale needed by the United States Department of War. the awarding of ongoing contracts was reopened. Eventually the U. S. Army gave the BRC (Bantam Reconnaissance Car) 40 designs to Willys-Overland and awarded the bulk of orders to Willys and Ford. a rel="rel nofollow" href="https://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/American_Austin_Car_Company#cite_note-7">[7] while Bantam went on to produce Jeep trailers (T-3).

Later production[edit]

After Jeep production stopped. Bantam made two-wheel trailers. This continued until the company was taken over by American Rolling Mills in 1956. [2]

Gallery[edit]

Another view of the 1939 American Bantam

 

Bantam Model 60 Coupé 1938

 

Bantam Model 60 Roadster 1938

 

Bantam Model 60 Convertible 1939

 

American Bantam Model 60 Speedster Convertible 1939

 

An American Austin hood ornament

References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b Borth. Christy (1945).  Masters of Mass Production. Indianapolis. IN: Bobbs-Merrill. pp.  220–1. Jump up to: a b c Georgano. N.  (2000).  Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile. London: HMSO.  ISBN 1-57958-293-1. Jump up ^ "First American Midget Car Runs At High Speed".  Popular Mechanics.  53 (3): 368. September 1930. Retrieved 12 April 2015. Jump up ^ Old Car Advertising Retrieved 12 September 2013 ^ Jump up to: a b Old Car Advertising Retrieved 12 September 2013 Jump up ^ Denfeld. D. ; Fry. M. (1973).  Indestructible Jeep. Ballantine Books. pp.  31–6. 41. 46.  ISBN 9780345236210. Jump up ^ Hartwell. Dickson (December 1960).  "The Mighty Jeep".  American Heritage Magazine.  12 (1). Retrieved 12 April 2015. External links[edit] Wikimedia Commons has media related to American Austin / American Bantam. AmericanBantam. com American Austin Bantam Club Austin & Bantam on wmpear. com Austin & Bantam on oldmotors. com American Bantam Photo Galleries at RemarkableCars. com [1] Voice of America broadcast a report on the Bantam Jeep American Austin coupe at the Internet Movie Cars Database American Austin roadster at the Internet Movie Cars Database
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