While the automotive world is in full swing with technology, horsepower and top speed, the vintage car market turns it down a notch and chills in the slow lane. Modified vintage cars can be a hoot to drive and gorgeous to look at, but an original example sure turns any gearhead's interest up a notch. Take a look at this beautiful 1938 Austin 14 Goodwood Saloon, with a reported 48,000 miles on the clock; this original example is a breath of fresh air and one handsome Sunday cruiser.
A 30s body style is something that you can't mistake. The curves and edges of this 1938 Austin 14 Goodwood Saloon are further brought out by the white exterior. While this car is 84 years old, its chrome components are in good shape, with even the original side mirrors present on it. Visibility is made better thanks to vintage styled fog lamps on the front bumper. The vehicle rides on steel wheels with hubcaps and is finished off in white with even the 5th wheel present in the back of the car. Opening the doors of this car, you would notice the car being equipped with suicide doors for that added 30s design appeal. Stepping into this 1938 Austin 14 Goodwood Saloon, you would see the vinyl interior making the car stand out and then the white leather seats for comfort. The split window design at the back provides more visibility with even a sunroof to improve your Sunday drives.
As time and technology take over the automotive world, owning and maintaining a vintage car has become increasingly challenging due to the scarcity of parts. However, this 1938 Austin 14 Goodwood Saloon sports the 1711cc side valve engines that were popular in these cars back in the day. It's got old school power figures, so don't expect to drive a performance machine; this car could push out 38.7hp when new. Power is sent to the car's rear wheels through a 4-speed manual transmission. The car has been converted to 12V to rid of electrical gremlins and make this car a drivable classic. With originality being essential, it's nice to note that this car also has its hand-crank, which can be used to start the vehicle if you desire.
1938 Austin 14 Goodwood Saloon Suicide Doors Vinyl Interior Converted to 12V Does have Hand crank to start Sunroof White Exterior
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