1933 Ford V8
In 1933 Ford revised their V8 model known as the Model 18 or Duece. The car received a longer wheelbase and an all-new front grill.
Many design traits were taken from the English Ford Model Y including the sloping front grill and hood louvers.
Our feature example is a Deluxe 3-Window Coupe from the Nick Alexander Collection. It was purchase partially restored from the Milton Robson collection and finished at Alexander's own shop. RM auctions had the distinct pleasure to offer this car at the 2012 Monterey Sports Car Auction.
Chassis & Sales
1933 Ford V-8 Model 40 DeLuxe Three-Window Coupe - sold for $99,000
Noted Ford collector Nick Alexander acquired this DeLuxe Three-Window Coupe from the equally well-respected collection of Milton Robson, who had sent the car to respected restorer Ernest Allen. Allen sadly passed away midway through the completion of the project, and Robson kept the unfinished project, setting it up as a display piece, before its acquisition by Mr. Alexander.
After purchase, it was sent to Alexander’s own shops, responsible... more
Gallery: Monterey 2012 by RM Auctions
1933 Ford V8 Cabriolet - did not sell for $53,000
In modern times, this all steel body 1933 is a rare find. This example has the well-known rumble seat as well as desirable color combination of Tan over Black body. The detail of this vehicle is striking and will make a great addition to anyone's collection. This 1933 Ford Cabriolet is a fine example of simplicity at its finest. Well known for its V-8 engine and speed, this car was favored by bank robbers such as John Dillinger, who actually w... more
Gallery: 2012 Daytime Auction by Mecum