Unique classics at 2017 New York International Auto Show

Apr 15, 2017 | Same topic: Car sneak peeks - Check it out!
Rare classic cars are being displayed in a corner of the Javits Center.
ere are some extant classic cars that you can admire at 2017 NYIAS, including cars which were built in the Empire State.

1923 Franklin Series 10B Sedan

The Series 10B was produced by the H.H. Franklin Manufacturing Company, a car manufacturer founded in Syracuse, New York in 1893. The sedan is made from wood and aluminum, so it weighs only 2,740 lbs. About engine system, it is equipped with a 3.3-liter six-cylinder engine which produces 25hp.
 
1923 Franklin Series 10B Sedan

The Franklin Series 10B is made from wood and aluminum, so it weighs only 2,740 lbs.

The 1923 Franklin Series 10B is one of 61 classic cars that have existed up to now.

1947 Playboy Prototype

Founded in Buffalo, New York, by Louis Horwitz, Charles Thomas, and Norman Richardson, Playboy was built to be the “ideal second car”. Despite its unique design with a fold steel top, the Playboy has not been welcomed. As the consequence, the company went into bankruptcy in 1949. Fortunately, we still have chance to admire this prototype at 2017 NYIAS.
 
1947 Playboy Prototype

Playboy was built to be the “ideal second car”. 

 
1957 Continental Mark II

It is known as one of the last hand-crafted cars in America. Using a 6.0-liter V-8 paired with a three-speed automatic, the Continental Mark II has the same price as a contemporary Rolls-Royce.
 
1957 Continental Mark II

1957 Continental Mark II is known as one of the last hand-crafted cars in America.

According to car news, this vehicle will be auctioned at the Saratoga Auto Auction this September.

Sensuale
 
Sensuale

The Sensuale gets a 1960s 4.4-liter Ferrari V-12 mated to a five-speed transaxle.

Made by New Yorker Nicola Soprano, the Sensuale gets a 1960s 4.4-liter Ferrari V-12 mated to a five-speed transaxle. It has an impressive look with a removable roof panel and 17-inch aluminum wire wheels.

1909 Alco-6 Racer “Black Beast”
 
1909 Alco-6 Racer “Black Beast”

1909 Alco-6 Racer “Black Beast” is one of 13 Alcos which is in existence in the world.
 
The Alco-6 Black Beast was powered by an 11.2-liter six-cylinder engine that delivers 100 hp versus the stock 60. It is one of 13 Alcos which is in existence in the world.