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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

1934 Ford Model 40 Special Speedster

I'm not a huge car guy, but being from Detroit and a fan of FoMoCo this work of art caught my eye. Ok, let me qualify that last statement - I love old cars, I just don't own one. Anyhow, this speedster was built by Edsel Ford and sold at auction in 2008 for a whopping 1.8 million dollars! The car was restored by RM restorations in Ontario, CA and debuted at the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, CA last Sunday.

Here it is in it's newly restored condition:
















This is what it looked like when it sold at auction in 2008:


















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