Lot 2154

Handle with Fun

1959 Auto Union 1000 SP Coupe


$27,500 USD | Sold

United States Flag | La Canada, California



Chassis No.
Engine No.
8861099516 06
US Title
  • A rarely seen Auto Union coupe with distinctive American styling influences
  • One of approximately 5,000 built between 1958-1965; one of a very limited number delivered to the United States
  • 30 years of enthusiast ownership, including nine years by current owner
  • Previous California ownership by club president
  • 981-cc two-stroke inline-three engine; four-speed manual transmission
  • Red and black over a red and black interior
  • Mechanicals rebuilt by marque expert circa 2006
  • 2019 Legends of the Autobahn in Monterey, California: Awarded Best in Show; Second Place, Four Rings Classic; Corporate award, Michelin Tires; Best of Marque Award, Shell Oil
  • 2019 Little Car Show of Pacific Grove, California: Awarded Monterey County Bank and Matteson’s Auto Repair corporate awards
  • Awards to accompany sale