The 1920 Pierce-Arrow 48 Coupe was originally built for salt-mining entrepreneur Emerson Carey in Hutchinson Kansas and was given this touch of gold by a later owner. The 1920 Pierce-Arrow model is meant for 3 passengers. Old timers will relish in the knowledge that it is powered by a T-head inline six-cylinder engine of 525 cubic inches with a 4-speed transmission on a 142 wheelbase chassis. Each of the body panels of the Pierce-Arrow which is usually cast in aluminium has been plated in 23 karat gold. Available for an asking price of $300,000 from Hemmings, the dealers claim that no Rolls-Royce Mercedes-Benz or Isotta-Fraschini ever was more lavishly presented than this all-American Pierce-Arrow a once-in-a-lifetime embodiment of the intrigue of the automobile in America.
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