1936 Cord 810

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EngineV-8, 289 cubic-inches, 125 HP
Body StyleSedan
Exterior ColorCadet Grey
Interior ColorNavy blue broadcloth

Josh Malks was an ambassador of the Cord automobile and shared its virtue with the rest of the world. Malks, an avid world traveler along with his wife Betty, drove this Cord to the coast of California and to the shores of the Dead Sea. Its mileage currently stands at 115,000 it has roamed the lands of North America, Europe, and the Middle East. From the front seat of his Cord, Malks was able to view the world unlike many others. The given name of this Cord 810 Westchester sedan is “Moonshadow,” due to its distinguished silvery-blue finish and the original blue English Broadcloth interior. It has been highly praised and recognized in several car shows. In its November 2002 issue, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of the American automobile, Forbes’ American Heritage magazine chose the Cord 810 as “The Single Most Beautiful American Car.”

The wheelbase is 125 inches and it weighs 4,000 lbs.

Paint and exterior

Correct factory color Cadet Grey

Engine

L-head, cast iron block, aluminum cylinder heads

Brakes

Four-wheel hydraulic brakes

Transmission

Pre-select vacuum-electric, shifting happens when a gear is selected before pressing the clutch pedal

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