The Story: The Model S Roadster was part of the 40 series cars, the largest line that Auburn produced in 1910. Although there was still enough demand for two-cylinder vehicles that production of them continued, the emphasis was placed on four-cylinder models.
Four-cylinder Auburns were built in two series in 1910: the leader Model B touring car and the 40 series, which offered a roadster, baby tonneau, and a touring car. The total United States automobile production rose to 181,000 vehicles for 1910. Of this total amount, 1,365 were Auburn. This was a comfortable increase in the growing automobile company. This racy-looking Auburn was typical of the vehicles upon which Auburn was building its solid reputation.
This particular roadster features a "mother-in-law" seat. Technical: A four-cylinder, water-cooled engine powers this 1910 Auburn. With a displacement of 318 cubic-inches, the motor produces 40 horsepower. This three-passenger automobile weighs 2,400 pounds and has a wheelbase of 116 inches. Its price when new was $1,650.