In what was termed the coldest year of the Depression for the automotive industry, Chevrolet managed to top the heap, proving to be the only GM division to turn a profit and outselling Ford by 100,000 units.
1932 Ford Cragar Racer
Sprint cars built with Model T and Model A Ford components were raced at fairgrounds, exhibition tracks and dirt ovals during the late 1920s and throughout the 1930s.
1933 American Austin Roadster
"Do you get into that car, or do you put it on?" This epitomized the public opinion of the American Austin from the outset.
1933 Packard 10th Series Convertible Sedan
James Packard's entry into the automotive world was due to dissatisfaction. In 1898 Packard purchased a Winton automobile, a car that proved to be less than Packard desired.
1938 Eliot Cricket III
Samuel Eliot, ASAE, was an automotive experimenter and visionary.
1939 Packard Town Car
This custom-bodied Packard is a fine example of the American coach builder's art. The body by Brunn was mounted on two earlier chassis.
1940 Ford Station Wagon
Introduced on March 31,1932, the V-8 Ford had become a full-blown success by 1940 when this wooden-bodied Station Wagon was built.
1955 Ford Thunderbird
When Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in 1953, Ford was caught flat-footed. There was nothing offered in the Ford lineup to compete with GM's groundbreaking foray into sports car manufacture.
1957 Ford Thunderbird
When Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in 1953, Ford was caught flat-footed. There was nothing offered in the Ford Lineup to compete with GMs groundbreaking foray into sports car manufacture.