1931 Dodge 21’6″ Split Cockpit Runabout “Elgin” | US$auction | www.rmauction.com
well, what do you know? it is another vintage boat again and this time, it is the 1931 Dodge 21’6″ Split Cockpit Runabout “Elgin”. the “Elgin” is a rare example readied for those who have the cash to splurge and according to RM Auctions, only 51 Dodge boats are listed in the Antique and Classic Boat Society directory, of which only 5 are 21’6″ Split Cockpit Runabouts. apart from its rarity, this extensively restored watercraft is also an unique collaboration between Dodge and Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg, whom supplied the 4.9-liter (298.5 cubic inches) Lycoming inline eight engine that delivers 125 horsepower (93 kW), the Duesenberg steering wheel, as well as a Cord shifter. other features include an eye-catching “hood ornament” (a winged mermaid in chrome finished), a split cockpit design unique to Dodge lineup, and a minimalist interior in navy blue leather upholstery and classy wood console. the 1931 Dodge 21’6″ Split Cockpit Runabout “Elgin” will be heading to the Hershey sales, happening between October 11 to 12 at the Hershey Lodge, Pennsylvania and is expected to fetch between $125,000 to $175,000. oh, and the winning bidder will get a trailer with this lot too. let’s admit it: this boat is awesome but not everyone who appreciate its beauty will get to own one and so, why not hit the jump and treat yourself with a small gallery of this gorgeous example?