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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1946 Volkswagen Sedan

A 1946 Volkswagen sedan was a rare sight even in Germany; it's rarer today in the United States. Although a prototype was created before World War II, the design was put on hold until after the war. Check out pictures of the 1946 Volkswagen sedan.

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  • 1931-1945 Volkswagen Beetle

    1931-1945 Volkswagen Beetle

    The 1931-1945 Volkswagen Beetle designs never saw high-volume production because they were interrupted by World War II. But they did lead to the reliable low-cost cars that spread worldwide. Read the story of the 1931-1945 Volkswagen Beetle. See more »

  • 1940 Buick Special Convertible Sedan

    1940 Buick Special Convertible Sedan

    Buick had a record year in 1940, thanks partly to the 1940 Buick Special Convertible Sedan. The company turned out thousands of those cars and set the stage for even better results the next year. Learn about the 1940 Buick Special Convertible Sedan. See more »

  • 1940-1941 Lincoln Continental

    1940-1941 Lincoln Continental

    The CCCA Classic 1940-1941 Lincoln Continental has aged well, increasing in value over time; however these cars are rare and expensive. Learn more about the 1940-1941 Lincoln Continental. 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. 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. See more »

  • 1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet

    1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet

    The Lincoln Continental has one of the most revered automotive designs of all time. From the moment it appeared it turned heads and made people eager to part with lots of money just to own one. Learn about the 1941 Lincoln Continental Cabriolet. See more »

  • 1941-1942 Willys Americar

    1941-1942 Willys Americar

    The 1941-1942 Willys Americar was a typical and affordable prewar car with some attractive features. Learn why it's one of the quintessential prewar cars, plus find details and specs about this classic collectible car. See more »

  • 1941-1948 Nash Ambassador

    1941-1948 Nash Ambassador

    The 1941-1948 Nash Ambassador line had some of the company's most exciting cars, starting with the innovative Nash 600 that came in three distinct models. Check out 1941-1948 Nash Ambassador photos and see its styling. See more »

  • 1942 DeSoto

    1942 DeSoto

    Among several cool features of the 1942 DeSoto were its unique Airfoil headlights, which were hidden until needed. Its L-head six-cylinder engine was bored out to 236.6 cid which made for 115bhp. Read more about this distinctive classic car. See more »

  • 1945-1948 Jaguar Mark IV

    1945-1948 Jaguar Mark IV

    The 1945-1948 Jaguar Mark IV holds the distinction of CCCA classic status. Discover more about the ruggedly simplistic 1945-1948 Jaguar Mark IV and learn about this quality car's pros and cons. See more »

  • 1945-1952 Jeep: Willys Postwar Jeep

    1945-1952 Jeep: Willys Postwar Jeep

    Even before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor plunged the United States into the thick of World War II, the jeep's service with the Allied forces was making it almost legendary. Learn about jeep design and roles the jeep filled after World War II. See more »

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