Auburn 8-Eighty-Eight Sedan

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The Auburn 8-Eighty-Eight sedan is an automobile that was manufactured by Auburn of Auburn, Indiana.

1925 8-Eighty-Eight sedan

Auburn 8-Eighty-Eight Sedan specifications (1926 data)[edit]

  • Color – Blue or moleskin two-tone lacquer
  • Seating Capacity –Five
  • Wheelbase – 129 inches
  • Wheels – Wood wheels standard
  • Tires - 30” x 5.77” balloon
  • Service Brakes – Contracting on rear wheels; expanding on front wheels
  • Emergency Brakes – Contracting on propeller shaft
  • Engine - Eight-cylinder, vertical, cast en block, 3-1/8 x 4-1/4 inches; head removable; valves inside; H.P. 31.25, N.A.C.C. rating
  • Lubrication – Full force feed – regulated to opening and closing of throttle, not by speed of motor
  • Crankshaft - Five bearing
  • Radiator - Cellular
  • Cooling – Water pump
  • Ignition –Storage battery
  • Starting System – Two Unit
  • Voltage – Six
  • Wiring System – Single
  • Gasoline System – Vacuum
  • Clutch – Long clutch
  • Transmission – Selective sliding
  • Gear Changes – 3 forward, 1 reverse
  • Drive – Spiral bevel
  • Rear Springs – Semi-elliptic
  • Rear Axle – Semi-floating
  • Steering Gear – Cam and lever; variable ratio

Standard equipment[edit]

New car price included the following items:

  • tools
  • jack
  • speedometer
  • ammeter
  • electric horn
  • demountable rims
  • cowl ventilator
  • headlight dimmer
  • closed cars have heater and dome light

Optional equipment[edit]

The following was available at an extra cost:

  • Spoke wheels

Prices[edit]

New car prices were available F.O.B. factory plus tax on the following models:

  • Five Passenger Sedan - $1795
  • Five Passenger Four Door Brougham - $1595
  • Six Passenger Roadster - $1495

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Source: Slauson, H. W.; Howard Greene (1926). ""Leading American Motor Cars"". Everyman’s Guide to Motor Efficiency. New York: Leslie-Judge Company.