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Auto | Car Models | Other Classic & Collectible Manufacturers of the 1940s

The Jaguar Mark IV, the Nash Ambassador Suburban and the Lincoln Continental Coupe are among highlights in the Other 1940s models section. See photos and read histories of these unsung models.

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1941 Buick Super Convertible Coupe

The Buick Super convertible coupe was a major contributor to Buick's success in 1941. It was second only to Ford in popularity. Read about what made this car so attractive to American drivers and view pictures of this classic.


1945-1952 Jeep: Willys Postwar Jeep

1945-1952 Jeep: Willys Postwar Jeep

The Willys Jeep came into its own in the years following World War II. Learn about the postwar Jeep, including modifications for civilian use. See more »

1947 Delahaye 135MS Teardrop Coupe

1947 Delahaye 135MS Teardrop Coupe

The 1947 Delahaye 135MS Teardrop Coupe has triple-carburetors and 135 bhp. See photos and learn more about the 1947 Delahaye 135MS Teardrop Coupe. See more »

1949 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon

1949 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon

The 1949 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon was the most expensive, heaviest and rarest of the 1949 Buick cars, with only 653 made. Learn about this car. See more »

1945-1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1945-1959 Volkswagen Beetle

The 1945-1959 Volkswagen Beetle models were improved and became popular worldwide. See pictures and learn more about the 1945-1959 Volkswagen Beetle. See more »

1946-1986 Jeep CJ

1946-1986 Jeep CJ

The 1946-1986 Jeep CJ, originally designed for military use, is truly an all-American vehicle. See pictures and learn about the 1946-1986 Jeep CJ. See more »

1947-1948 Isotta Fraschini 8C Monterosa

1947-1948 Isotta Fraschini 8C Monterosa

The 1947-1948 Isotta Fraschini 8C Monterosa marked a return to auto-making for the revered company. Read why and see photos of this stunning classic. See more »

1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet

1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet

Edsel Ford was responsible for one of the most revered automotive designs of all time: the 1940-1941 Lincoln Continental. Learn about this car. See more »

1941 Buick Super Convertible Coupe

1941 Buick Super Convertible Coupe

The Buick Super convertible coupe was a major contributor to Buick's success in 1941. Read about what made this car so attractive to American drivers. See more »

1946 Volkswagen Sedan

1946 Volkswagen Sedan

A 1946 Volkswagen sedan was a rare sight even in Germany; it's rarer today in the United States. Check out pictures of the 1946 Volkswagen sedan. See more »

1948 Nash 600 Business Coupe

1948 Nash 600 Business Coupe

The 1948 Nash 600 business coupe was a bare-bones model favored by salespeople. Explore a 600 that's equipped with after-market options of the day. See more »