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Auto | Car Models | Other Classic & Collectible Car Manufacturers of the 1930s

The Lagonda V-12, the American Bantam and the MG Midget are just a few examples of the exciting cars to surface in the 1930s. View photos and read histories of these and other '40s models.

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1931-1933 Chrysler Imperial Eight

The 1931-1933 Chrysler Imperial Eight cemented Chrysler's luxury-car credentials. Unfortunately for Chrysler, their introduction coincided with the depths of the Great Depression. Check out this profile, pictures, and specs for the Imperial Eight.


1934-1937 Chrysler Airflow

 1934-1937 Chrysler Airflow

The 1934-1937 Chrysler Airflows were revolutionary in that they were aerodynamic, but they were not a success for Chrysler. Learn more here. See more »

1932-1938 Pierce-Arrow Twelve

 1932-1938 Pierce-Arrow Twelve

The 1932-1938 Pierce-Arrow Twelve are considered to be the greatest cars made during the Depression. Keep reading to learn about Pierce-Arrow. See more »

1928-1934 Duesenberg J-Series

 1928-1934 Duesenberg J-Series

The 1928-1934 Duesenberg J-Series automobiles were beautiful, well-built machines that were made in low numbers during the Depression. Learn more. See more »

1931-1933 Marmon Sixteen

 1931-1933 Marmon Sixteen

The 1931-1933 Marmon Sixteens were exciting automobiles that were fast, light, and good at climbing hills. Learn about the 1931-1933 Marmon Sixteen. See more »

1927-1932 Mercedes S/SS/SSK/SSKL

 1927-1932 Mercedes S/SS/SSK/SSKL

The 1927-1932 Mercedes S/SS/SSK/SSKL were super-charged machines, each lighter and faster than the last. Learn more about these impressive cars here. See more »

1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A

 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A

The 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A had a supercharged engine and a luxurious design. Learn about the 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A. See more »

1930 Cord L-29 Brooks Stevens Speedster

 1930 Cord L-29 Brooks Stevens Speedster

The 1930 Cord L-29 Brooks Stevens Speedster was Stevens's personal custom project. See photos of the 1930 Cord L-29 Brooks Stevens Speedster. See more »

1938 Peugeot 402 B Retractable Hardtop

 1938 Peugeot 402 B Retractable Hardtop

The 1938 Peugeot 402 B retractable hardtop is a rare collectible car, with less than 30 still in existence. Explore photos of the 1938 Peugeot 402 B. See more »

1932-1935 Graham Blue Streak

 1932-1935 Graham Blue Streak

The 1932-1935 Graham Blue Streak was a trend-setting car of Depression-era America. See the 1932-1935 Graham Blue Streak, a collectible car, here. See more »

1939 Chrysler New Yorker Four-Door Sedan

 1939 Chrysler New Yorker Four-Door Sedan

Chrysler produced the 1939 New Yorker sedan to boost sales. Learn how the 1939 Chrysler New Yorker appealed to drives with its elegance and speed. See more »