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

type Series Production Car
built at USA
predeccesor 1929 Pierce-Arrow Model 143
engine Inline-8
position Front, Longitudinal
fuel feed Stromberg UU-2
displacement 6306 cc / 384.8 in³
power 98.4 kw / 132 bhp
specific output 20.93 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