No Longer Here, the Orphans!

No Longer Here, the Orphans!


Just for fun here’s a list of some of the more notable former US brands

  1. AMC (American Motors Corporation)
  2. Auburn
  3. Avanti
  4. Bricklin
  5. Cord
  6. DeLorean
  7. Duesenberg
  8. Eagle
  9. Edsel
  10. Hudson
  11. Hupmobile
  12. Imperial
  13. LaSalle
  14. Marmon
  15. Mercury
  16. Nash
  17. Oldsmobile
  18. Packard
  19. Plymouth
  20. Pontiac
  21. Rambler
  22. Saturn
  23. Studebaker
  24. Tucker
  25. Willys

What is an Orphan Car?

An Orphan Car is any vehicle produced by a company marque or brand that has discontinued business entirely. “According to Old Cars Weekly, “Figures differ, but most historians agree that about 2,000 or more makes of cars and trucks flashed onto the scene, only to eclipse and fade into memory.”

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