1930

What level of involvement did Allegheny have with the stainless-bodied Ford Model A’s? Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

  Let’s be direct for a moment: Some readers last week questioned my use of the term “full set” when describing the stainless-bodied Ford Motor Company products that Allegheny Technologies will put up for auction this fall. As they noted, a trio… Read More ›

The only long-wheelbase Duesenberg J “Sweep Panel” dual-cowl phaeton built by LeBaron heads to auction at Amelia Island – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

Coachbuilder LeBaron originated the “Sweep Panel” styling used on early Duesenberg Model Js, building roughly 18 examples with dual-cowl phaeton bodies between 1928 and 1930. Of these, RM Sotheby’s states that just one, a 1930 Duesenberg Model J with chassis number… Read More ›

This 1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout is a boat-tailed, 100-mph, Depression-era halo car – Graham Kozak @Autoweek

These days, it’s common for automakers to build road-legal tributes to their race cars; whether these have any extra performance to go with the extra carbon-fiber and graphics packages or whether they’re largely cosmetic affairs, they’re another way for automakers… Read More ›

Well-traveled 1930 Cadillac V-16, now wearing a Fleetwood roadster body, is top seller in Hershey – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

Looking to promote its new-for-1930 V-16 automobiles in markets outside the United States, Cadillac shipped a “Madam X” seven-passenger Imperial sedan body to the 1930 Earls Court Auto Show in London, England, where it was purchased by an Italian count… Read More ›

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