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1931 Other Makes Devaux

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Manufacturer: Other Makes
Model: Devaux
Year: 1931
Type: Boattail
Color: Yellow
Mileage: 80,000
Engine: Flathead V8
Transmission: Manual
Trim: Salt Flat Racer
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1931 Devaux Boattail Salt Flat Racer Offered as a reserve auction.

This interesting boattail example was converted to a Bonneville Salt Flat Racer with a high performance Flathead V8 and custom aluminum radiator. This car is screamingly fast and is not for the faint of heart.



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The Continental De Vaux was an automobile produced by the Continental-De Vaux Company in Grand Rapids. Michigan. In April 1931. De Vaux-Hall Motors started production of an automobile based on the defunct Durant (automobile). Norman de vaux had been an executive with Durant. The car was called the 6/75 and used a 6-cylinder engine that had been modified by renowned engineer Col. Elbert J. Hall. whose company Hall-Scott Motor Car Company of Berkeley. California. had built engines for airplanes. tractors. buses. and boats. and who helped develop the famed World War I Liberty airplane engine with Packard's Jesse Vincent. The company had two plants - one in Grand Rapids and the other in Oakland. California.

Poorly capitalized. after only 4808 cars built the company declared bankruptcy in Michigan court. citing $2 million in assets and $1. 8 in liabilites. including $487. 00 owed to engine maker Continental Motors Corporation. Continental purchased the Michigan assets of De Vaux-Hall and later changed the operation's name to Continental-De Vaux Company.

Production of the De Vaux Continental (sometimes called vice-verso) took place during the 1932 model year. The car was basically the De Vaux 6/75 of the previous year. that itself was based on the former 1930 Durant (automobile). It rode on a 113 in. wheelbase and still carried the facelift that Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky did for the De Vaux in 1931. The Hall-modified Continental 22-A 6-cylinder L-head engine was replaced by a Continental 32-A 6-cylinder L-head with a displacement of 214. 7 c. i. (3518 ccm). delivering 84 HP @ 3400 rpm. The car now was designated the De Vaux Continental 6/80.

Offered were a standard coupe for $725 ($775 with rumble seat). a coupe and a sedan in custom trim for $845 each. and a new custom convertible coupe for $895. Assembly of the vehicles occurred in the former De Vaux-Hall plant in Grand Rapids (which was connected to their body supplier. the Hayes Body Corporation. by a bridge). Continental brought out its own cars for the 1933 and 1934 model years. not based on the Durant/De Vaux cars. but sold poorly so ceased production. Our Ebay Policies:
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