1930 Pierce-Arrow Model A


1930 Pierce-Arrow Model A

In 1930 Pierce distributed their lineup with the Models A, B, and C. The Model A was the flagship model with the larger 384.8 engine that produced 132 bhp.

1930 Pierce-Arrow Model A

In Detail

typeSeries Production Car
built atUSA
predeccesor1929 Pierce-Arrow Model 143
engineInline-8
positionFront, Longitudinal
fuel feedStromberg UU-2
displacement6306 cc / 384.8 in³
power98.4 kw / 132 bhp
specific output20.93 bhp per litre
top speed~136.76 kph / 85 mph

Auction Sales History

1930 Pierce-Arrow Model A

1930 Pierce-Arrow Model A Convertible – sold for $135,000. For a brief time in early automotive history the beautiful and powerful Pierce Arrow was the ultimate American luxury car, a status symbol almost without peer. The 1930 Model A bore the trademark fender-mounted headlights and kneeling “Archer” mascot, while its 365 CI inline-8 engine generated an impressive 132 horsepower. A past winner of the prestigious AACA Senior National First Prize, the Red 2-seat convertible offered here features a rumble seat, golf bag storage, chromed wire wheels, dual side-mount spare tires with mirrors, chrome Landau irons and a rear-mounted travel trunk.  Auction Source: 2011 Monterey Daytime Auction by Mecum

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