1908 Simplex Speed Car
Source: private partyAnytown, U.S.A.
Posted: 21 Jun 2007
Specs & DetailsExterior Color: burgundy
Interior Color: burgundy
About This 1908 Simplex SpeedThis incredible Brass Era Double chain drive Simplex is the only Speed Car known for sale anywhere. It sports a 40 gallon gas tank and a 13 gallon oil tank!! and develops over 50 hp. and is 610 cu. inches. The engine has been totally rebuilt from top to bottom and runs like a fast freight train. The body , chassis, springs, axles, wheels, sprockets, radiator, transmission, engine,etc. etc. etc.etc. are all original. Minor updates were done to make it very driveable. It's mate sits in the Smithsonian Museum and will never be for sale. The only other Model 50 (a Touring car) was sold at the Otis Chandler Estate Sale this year. It topped $800,000. This Simplex can be and has been driven on tours for years. It was recently shown at the Amelia Island Concours in Florida The engine, chassis, paint, interior are supurb and shown never be restored again.
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