Friday, April 13, 2012

Loewy-owned Avanti Up for Auction in May

" 1972 Avanti II Coupe originally owned by Raymond Loewy, the father of industrial design who streamlined everything from Greyhound buses to toothbrushes, will cross the auction block in May.

Loewy designed the Avanti, a two-door four-seater which has a European feel with minimalist trim, for Studebaker in the early 1960s. It is one of the highlights of the Les Grandes Marques a Monaco sale by Bonhams in Monte Carlo on May 11.

Bonhams said in a statement that the car is expected to fetch a minimum of $46,120."

Read the full article here.

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