Saturday, January 10, 2009

Steve McQueen's Hudson up for auction

RM Auctioning off the 1950 Hudson Commodore Six Convertible, Scottsdale AZ , January 16. (sold for 39 thou)
This Commodore was one of four Hudsons owned by McQueen as one of his prized daily drivers. original 6-cylinder engine was replaced by a high-compression 308 cubic-inch six, upgraded with a mild camshaft and "Twin H-Power" induction system. Shortly before McQueen's death in 1980 the car was sold to a friend, who placed it into long-term dry storage in a San Bernardino, California warehouse. It has recently been maintained by RM Restoration in preparation for this offering in Arizona.

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