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The Elkhart Collection | Lot 2249

1937 Railton Straight 8 Sportsman's Coupe by Ranalah

$44,800 USD | Sold

United States | Elkhart, Indiana

24 October 2020


Chassis No.
Engine No.
644474
15218
  • Powered by a Hudson “Power Dome” straight-eight
  • Three-speed manual transmission
  • Ordered new by Bruno Benkert with numerous options
  • Fitted with rear seats for a European family trip in 1949
  • Enjoyed by several UK owners until brought to the USA in 1968
  • Formerly owned by prominent Hudson and Railton collector Peter Booz
  • Joined the Hostetler collection in September 2013, where it remained until 2018
  • Believed to be one of 1,379 Railton 8s produced
  • One of four Ranalah Sportsman's coupes remaining
  • Offered as a unique and interesting restoration project

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