Well-traveled 1930 Cadillac V-16, now wearing a Fleetwood roadster body, is top seller in Hershey – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

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Looking to promote its new-for-1930 V-16 automobiles in markets outside the United States, Cadillac shipped a “Madam X” seven-passenger Imperial sedan body to the 1930 Earls Court Auto Show in London, England, where it was purchased by an Italian count living in South Africa. Decades later, it would make a return trip to the United States, where it would later be fitted with sportier Fleetwood coachwork. Last week, this 1930 Cadillac V-16 roadster crossed the auction block in Hershey, Pennsylvania, topping the RM Sotheby’s results with a fee-inclusive selling price of $495,000.

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Read the rest of Kurt’s article here

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One comment

  1. I saw this car in person at the RM Hershey auction. It was stunning and impeccably restored. I wondered…. whatever became of the original Madame X sedan limo body

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