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1952 MG TD

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: MG Mark II TD Roadster Factory Price: $1,750 Production: 29,664 (1949-1953) Weight: 1,930 lbs Engine: 4-cylinder Horse Power: 56 @5,200 rpm Cubic Inches: 1.3 (1250 cc) Wheel Base: 94 in Transmission: 4 speed floor shift Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] The TC Midget series which started after World War II did more than any other machine to…

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1963 Studebaker Avanti

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Sports Coupe 63R Factory Price: $4,445 Production: 3,834 This model car only Weight: 3,140 lbs Engine: V-8 Horse Power: 240 @ 3,600 rpm Cubic Inches: 289 Wheel Base: 109 in Transmission: Manual, four speed on the floor Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic, front disc brakes [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] 1963 was the first year for the Studebaker Avanti coupe. Studebaker approached…

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1936 Packard Phaeton

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From the ADM Collection: 1936 Packard Phaeton [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 7 passenger touring sedan Factory Price: $3,270 Production: 5-10 this model, 3,973 units all Standard 8’s Weight: 5, 060 lbs Engine: Straight 8 L-head Horse Power: 130 @ 3,200 rpm Cubic Inches: 320 Wheel Base: 139 in Transmission: 3 speed floor shift Brakes: 4 wheel with mechanical booster [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] The…

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1932 Buick

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 2 Door Victoria Coupe Convertible Factory Price: $1,785 Production: 1, 460 this model Weight: 4,460 lbs Engine: Straight 8 OHV Horse Power: 104 @ 2,800 rpm Cubic Inches: 344.8 Wheel Base: 134 in Transmission: 3 speed Brakes: 4 wheel mechanical [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] The 1929 Buick styling closely copied Packard’s radiator style – Packard exercising noblesse oblige did not…

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1960 Pontiac Bonneville

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Tri-power, 3-2bc Factory Price: $3,476 Production: 17,062 Weight: 4,030 lbs Engine: V-8 Horse Power: 348 Cubic Inches: 389 Wheel Base: 124 in Transmission: Automatic Brakes: Hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] Pontiac’s 1959 bold styling was the design of chief stylist Semon “Bunkie” Knudson. Knudson hired Pete Estes from Oldsmobile as chief engineer and John DeLorean from Packard to be his…

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1959 Volkswagen Beetle

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 2 door Factory Price: $1,675 Production: Total production over 2 million Weight: 1,850 lbs Engine: 4-cylinder air cooled Horse Power: 36 Cubic Inches: 1,192 cc Wheel Base: 94.5 Transmission: 4 speed floor shift Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] In 1934 Ferdinand Porsche was commissioned to build a small inexpensive car at the request of Adolph Hitler. Hitler’s…

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1956 Morgan

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 2 seat roadster Factory Price: N/A Production:  3,390 (1954-1958) Weight: 1,950 lbs Engine: Trimph 4-cylinder Horse Power: 90 Cubic Inches: 1,991 Wheel Base: 96 in Transmission: Moss 4 speed Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] In 1936 the Morgan 4/4 was first introduced as Morgan Motor Company’s first car. The 4/4 later became the Plus 4 and…

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1971 Volkswagen Squareback

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1948 Kaiser

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Custom Model K 101 Factory Price: $2,456 Production: 5,412 Model K, total production 70,474 Weight: 3,295 lbs Engine: 6 cylinder Horse Power: 112 Cubic Inches: 226.2 Wheel Base: 123.5 in Transmission: 3 speed on column Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] The Kaiser was much like, but less than, the Frazer both being styled by “Dutch” Darrin. Kaiser’s…

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1947 Packard Super Clipper

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 2 door Club Sedan, Super Clipper Factory Price: $2,125 Production: 49,117 all model Weight: 3,780 lbs Engine: Straight 8 L-head Horse Power: 165 @ 3,600 rpm Cubic Inches: 356 Wheel Base: 127 in Transmission: 3 speed column shift with Electromatic clutch Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] Packards for 1946 and 1947 were virtually identical except for model…

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1941 Packard 110

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style:  Convertible Coupe 1900 Series Body Style 1489 Factory Price: $1,195 Production: 34,700 all models Weight: 3,260 lbs Engine: 6 cylinder, L head Horse Power: 100 @3,600 rpm Cubic Inches: 245.3 Wheel Base: 122 in Transmission: 3 speed column shift Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] 1941 was an up-styled body design from the 1940 models. Headlights were…

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1968 Lincoln Continental

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Sedan 4 door Factory Price: $5,970 Production: 29,719 Weight: 4,978 lbs Engine: V-8 Horse Power: 365 Cubic Inches: 462 Wheel Base: 126 in Transmission: Automatic Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] The 1968 design is basically a continued facelift of the original 1961 design. This basic body shell continued throughout 1969 with the introduction of new bodies. The…

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1955 Packard 400

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: x Factory Price: x Production: x Weight: x Engine: x Horse Power: x Cubic Inches: x Wheel Base: x Transmission: x Brakes: x [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″]x [/column]

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1937 Chrysler Royal

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Touring Sedan Factory Price: $920 Production: 62,408 Weight: 3, 134 lbs Engine: 6 cylinder, L-head Horse Power: 93 Cubic Inches: 228 Wheel Base: 116 in Transmission: 3 speed floor shift Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″]By 1937 Chrysler had transitional styling of the period “Potato School” carrying barrel grilles, rounder fenders and rod-type head lights. Ornate dashboards…

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1936 Packard Roadster

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  [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Coupe, Roadster, Standard 8 Factory Price: $2,730 Production: 4, 781 all Standard 8 models Weight: 4,740 lbs Engine: Straight 8 L-head Horse Power: 130 @ 3,200 rpm Cubic Inches: 320 Wheel Base: 134 in Transmission: 3 speed floorshift Brakes: Mechanical with vacuum booster [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] 1936 was the second year for the major redesigned bodies of 1935.…

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1948 Studebaker Coupe

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Commander 2 door Regal Deluxe 5 passenger Coupe, Model 15A Factory Price: Regal Deluxe $2,072 Production: 184,993 total production Weight: 3,080 lbs Engine: 6 cylinder L-head Horse Power: 94 @3,600 rpm Cubic Inches: 226.2 Wheel Base: 119 in Transmission: 3 speed with overdrive on the column Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] Studebaker brought out a completely new…

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1962 Studebaker GT Hawk

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 2 door hardtop Factory Price: $3,095 Production: 8,388 total Studebaker production Weight: 3,230 lbs Engine: V-8 Horse Power: 225@3,200 rpm Cubic Inches: 289 Wheel Base: 120.5 inches Transmission: Automatic Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] As with most post war Studebakers designed by Raymond Lowey, the 1962 received a face lift by Brooks Stevens. With this face…

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1935 Chrysler Airflow

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Chrysler was first in the industry with an all steel body for production cars.  The airflow design was introduced in 1934.  It was indeed a revolutionary car and a most interesting one by any standard.   Chrysler’s triumvirate, or the Three Musketeers as they were known back then, Zeder, Breer, and Skelton, were looking for a…

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1956 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Series 62, Coupe De Ville, Hard Top Factory Price: $4, 624 Production: 24, 086 Weight: 4, 445 lbs Engine: V8, OHV Horse Power: 285 Cubic Inches: 365 Wheel Base: 129 in Transmission: Automatic Brakes: Hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] After observing its golden anniversary in 1952 Cadillac issued a flashy limited edition the El Dorado convertible, as Buick Skylark and…

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1969 Ford Thunderbird

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style:  Landau 4 door sedan Factory Price: $5,043 Production: 15,695 Weight: 4,460 lbs Engine: V-8 Horse Power: 360 @ 3,600 rpm Cubic Inches: 429 Wheel Base: 117.2 in Transmission: Automatic Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] Ford’s innovative 1955 Thunderbirds evolved into two door sedans and four door sedans as Ford wanted to capitalize on the Thunderbird name.…

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1953 Packard Patrician

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: 4 door sedan Factory Price: $3,740 Production: Total production 90, 270, Patricians 7,456 Weight: 4,190 lbs Engine: Straight 8 L-head Horse Power: 180 @ 4,000 rpm Cubic Inches: 327 Wheel Base: 127 in Transmission: Automatic Ultramatic Brakes: 4 wheel hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″] In 1952 Hugh Ferry the president of Packard Motor Car Company stepped down. James J. Nance,…

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1948 DeSoto Coupe

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Club Coupe Factory Price: $1,874 Production: N/A Weight: 3,389 lbs Engine: Straight 6 L-head Horse Power: 109 Cubic Inches: 236.6 Wheel Base: 121.5 in Transmission: Fluid Drive Brakes: 4 Wheel Hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″]Year 1948 was basically the same as the 1946 and 1947 models. All models were a mild facelift of the prewar styling with headlights re-exposed.…

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1947 Studebaker Champion Convertible

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[column grid=”2″ span=”1″] SPECIFICATIONS Body Style: Convertible Coupe Factory Price: $1,902 Production: 105,097 Weight: 2,875 lbs Engine: 6 cylinder Horse Power: 80 Cubic Inches: 169.6 Wheel Base: 112 in Transmission: 3 on a tree Brakes: hydraulic [/column] [column grid=”2″ span=”1″]Studebaker’s new body style for 1947 was started in 1940 by Robert Bourke. It was this work that prompted Bourke to hire the design firm Loewy…

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