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The Studebaker and DeSoto are just two of the 1900s-1920s cars in our Other Classics section. Learn more about them and see photos and read histories of models from this era.

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1908-1927 Ford Model T

The 1908-1927 Ford Model T cemented America's place as a force in the nascent automotive industry. There are many historians that consider the Model T the most significant car that has ever been produced. Learn about the 1908-1927 Ford Model T.

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  • 1901 Mercedes 35 HP
    1901 Mercedes 35 HP

    The 1901 Mercedes 35 HP is considered by some as the first automobile. The six liter engine seems rather tame by today's standards, but in 1901 this car was a technological marvel. Learn about the 1901 Mercedes 35 HP and its impact on the automotive industry. See more »

  • 1901-1907 Oldsmobile Curved-Dash
    1901-1907 Oldsmobile Curved-Dash

    The 1901-1907 Oldsmobile Curved-Dash was one of the first blockbuster cars of the new auto era. The car was versatile, available and reliable, which was everything that was needed for cars at the time to become popular. Learn about the 1901-1907 Oldsmobile Curved-Dash. See more »

  • 1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost
    1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

    The 1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost is hailed by some as the, "Best Car in the World." To this day, this car is the most famous and most desirable antique car in history. Learn about the seminal 1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost. See more »

  • 1908-1927 Ford Model T
    1908-1927 Ford Model T

    The 1908-1927 Ford Model T cemented America's place as a force in the nascent automotive industry. There are many historians that consider the Model T the most significant car that has ever been produced. Learn about the 1908-1927 Ford Model T. See more »

  • 1911-1915 Mercer Raceabout Model 35-R
    1911-1915 Mercer Raceabout Model 35-R

    The 1911-1915 Mercer Raceabout Model 35-R was a sporty performance car built with speed in mind. This car was part of the brass-age era of car manufacturing, which makes this car highly desirable to collectors. Explore the Mercer Raceabout at HowStuffWorks. See more »

  • 1915 Cadillac V-8 Type 51
    1915 Cadillac V-8 Type 51

    The 1915 Cadillac V-8, Type 51 blew past the six-cylinder engines of its competitors to lead a revolution. The V-8 was an unusual design for the time because many people had never seen that type of engine before. Learn about the 1915 Cadillac V-8. See more »

  • 1915-1922 Stutz Bearcat
    1915-1922 Stutz Bearcat

    The 1915-1922 Stutz Bearcat was a commercial success and quickly became one of the most beloved classic cars. It was built with a light body design, which insured that performance would be maximized. Learn about the 1915-1922 Stutz Bearcat. See more »

  • 1916-1923 Packard Twin Six
    1916-1923 Packard Twin Six

    The 1916-1923 Packard Twin Six set the standard of American luxury cars of the day. This car featured a 12-cylinder layout, which improved performance, smoothness and silence. Explore the 1916-1923 Packard Twin Six at HowStuffWorks. See more »

  • 1922 Wills Sainte Claire A-68 Roadster
    1922 Wills Sainte Claire A-68 Roadster

    The 1922 Wills Sainte Claire A-68 Roadster was the creation of C. Harold Wills after he left the Ford Motor Company. Wills used his earnings from Ford to startup his own company. How did his car do? Find out in this article. See more »

  • 1923-1927 Ford Model T
    1923-1927 Ford Model T

    The 1923-1927 Ford Model T marked the end of a long run for the venerable classic. Ford was facing competition from Chevrolet, which left Ford with no choice but to make improvements to the car. Find out how competition forced Henry Ford to modify the Model T. See more »

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