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1950 Hudson Commodore Specifications
The 1950 Hudson Commodore was one of Hudson's most successful cars, but it failed to make up for Hudson's failure to produce the increasingly popular station wagon. Still, as the 1950 Hudson Commodore specifications below indicate, the Commodore could hold its own.
Engines: Six sidevalve I-6, 262.0 cid (3.56 × 4.38), 123 bhp Eight sidevalve I-8, 254.0 cid (3.00 × 4.50), 128 bhp
Transmission: 3-speed manual; overdrive, Drive-Master, and Supermatic semi-automatic optional
Suspension, front: independent, coil springs, tube shocks
Suspension, rear: live axle, leaf springs, tube shocks
Brakes: front/rear drums
Wheelbase (in.): 124.0
Weight (lbs): 3,640-3,865
Top speed (mph): 85-90
0-60 mph (sec): 15.0-18.0, depending on transmission