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Classic & Collectible Hudson Cars of the 1950s

The 1950s Classic Hudson Cars Channel covers popular antique Hudsons from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of different 1950s classic Hudson cars.

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1954-1955 Hudson Italia

The 1954-1955 Hudson Italia was Hudson's entry in the red-hot sport-model market of the mid-1950s. Possibly the most marketable aspect of the 1954-1955 Hudson Italia was that it was, of course, Italian. See pictures and learn more about this classic.


1950 Hudson Commodore

The 1950 Hudson Commodore set a new standard for postwar luxury automobile design. See pictures and a profile of the 1950 Hudson Commodore. See more »

1954-1955 Hudson Italia

The 1954-1955 Hudson Italia cashed in on the 1950s craze for sports cars and Italian products. See pictures and a profile of the 1954-1955 Hudson Italia. See more »

1954 Hudson Italia

The 1954 Hudson Italia was impractical, but Hudson built it anyway, in hopes of generating good publicity. Learn more about the 1954 Hudson Italia. See more »

1953-1954 Hudson Jet

The awkward styling of the 1953-1954 Hudson Jet kept it from being a success despite excellent performance. Follow this piece of automotive history. See more »

The 1955-1957 Hudson Hornet design was a result of the American Motors merger. Read why this legendary car is sometimes called the “Hash.” See more »

The 1954 Hudson Jet-Liner was the best and last of the Hudson Jets. Get details on this ’54 collectible car designed by Frank Spring. See more »

The 1953-1954 Hudson Super Jet was an upper-class version of the Jet compact. Get production details on this collectible sedan. See more »

The 1953-1954 Hudson Super Wasp was a luxury design in the Hudson series. Read about the Super Wasp convertible and Hollywood hardtop. See more »

The 1952-1954 Hudson Wasp was an easy-to-handle step-down design. Get details on the full line of collectible Hudson Wasps that debuted in 1952. See more »

The 1951-1953 Hudson Hornet is one of the most memorable cars of the postwar era. Read why this unbeatable stock-car is an all-time industry great. See more »