Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
StnCld316

Classic Cars

Recommended Posts

1956 Nash Ambassador

The Nash Ambassador, the first car on this list was manufactured from Nash and later American Motors from 1932 to 1974. The car was one of the most prestigious cars in the Nash lineup and was even used as the showcase model.

 

 

1956-Nash-Ambassador.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1950 GM Futurliner “Parade of Progress” Tour Bus

The Futurliner was part of General Motors custom vehicle designed by Harley Earl during the company’s Parade to Progress. The Futurliner was 33 feet long, 11 feet tall, and weighed over 12 tons.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1937 Delahaye 145 Chapron Coupe

Delahaye first designed the Chapron Coupe as part of a countrywide challenge to come up with a French manufactured vehicle that could race and compete with Italian sports cars.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1939 Lancia Astura IV Touring

The Lancia Asura was an Italian car made from 1931-1939 from the manufacturer Lancia. Over the course of its 8-year cycle, there would be 4 series built and made available to the public with differing trim level options for the buyer.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mercedes-Benz SSK

Designed by Ferdinand Porsche during his time at Mercedes-Benz before going to start his own manufacturing company. The SSK, which stood for “Super Sport Kurz,” was a 2-door roadster built in Germany from 1928 to 1932.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nash Statesman

Developed and produced by Nash Automobile from 1950 to 1951, the Statesman was a full-size, mid-level automobile that was designed to be both sturdy and reliable.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bendix SWC

The Bendix SWC was a hand-built 4-door sedan designed and built by Alfred Ney in 1934 by the Bendix Corporation. During it’s time it, the SWC was considered innovative because of its unique features such as front-wheel drive and four-wheel independent suspension.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1935 LaSalle

The LaSalle was an American brand that was part of the luxury automobiles division of General Motors Cadillac and was produced from 1927 to 1940.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1935 Bugatti Aerolithe

Built and designed by Jean Bugatti, the Aerolithe was a lightweight 2-door car produced for only one year in 1936. Aerolithe, meaning “meteorite” came from the French phrase “Rapide come one aerolithe” which meant “Fast as a meteorite” and it debuted at the Paris International Motor Show.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1925 Rolls Royce Phantom I Aerodynamic Coupe

The Rolls Royce Phantom was a beautiful limited model addition to the Rolls Royce lineup. The Phantom won numerous awards because of its unique styling including the Le Prix de Cannes where it handily came in first place.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1939 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Labourdette Vutotal Cabriolet

One of the most expensive cars of its time with the body alone costing over $44,000, the Phantom III was one of the most daring models to ever come out of a Rolls Royce factory.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1938 Hispano-Suiza H6

The H6 was a luxury car produced by Hispano-Suiza in France whose design was based on Marc Birkigt’s aircraft engine designs. One of the H6’s most notable features includes its brakes which were the first of their kind and were driven with a special shaft from the transmission with a power assist.

 

Login or Register to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1959 Pontiac Parisienne

Won at a charity auction by Mickey Finn, conga player with T.Rex, he gave it to Syd Barrett, original leader and visionary of Pink Floyd, in exchange for his Mini. Syd never drove it, leaving it on the street outside his flat in Earls Court, London (Where this picture was taken in 1969). It was originally brown, resprayed blue then resprayed pink when it was borrowed for use in the 1970 movie "Entertaining Mr Sloane". It remained on the same street until a passing admirer was handed the keys by Syd who no longer had any interest in it. On the side of the car in the now thick dust was the message "When are you going to move this? I have been trying to sweep the street". Whereabouts of this car is unknown today.

 

Create an account to see this content!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...