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Do you love the 1930s Citroen Traction Avant or 1950s and 1960s Bentleys? Learn about these and cars like the Lagonda, the Nova, the Thunderbird and classic Jaguars.

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Tatra Cars

Tatra is not well known even among car enthusiasts, but they deserve a lot of recognition. Tatras were key milestones toward the automobile as we know it today. Read on to learn about this Czech automobile.


1946-1980 DeSoto Custom Suburban

1946-1980 DeSoto Custom Suburban

The 1946-1948 DeSoto Custom Suburban was among the more interesting early-postwar DeSoto models. Read about this collectible car. See more »

1935-1950 Delahaye Type 135

The 1935-1950 Delahaye Type 135, a modern touring car, usurped Delage's place in the hearts of sporting drivers. Read about this classic car. See more »

1978-1987 BMW 7-series

1978-1987 BMW 7-series

The 1978-1987 BMW 7-series represented BMW’s first challenge to Mercedes in the German four-door luxury market. Learn more about this collectible car. See more »

How the Ford Thunderbird Works

 How the Ford Thunderbird Works

The Ford Thunderbird came about in 1955 as a counter to Chevrolet's Corvette. Learn about the origins and history of the Ford Thunderbird. See more »