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.
The 1931 Cord L-29 Boattail Speedster was truly one of a kind. The car's dramatic appearance was enhanced by a bold color scheme of Chinese Red matched with bright yellow panels. See photos and read about why this classic model was years ahead of its time.
The 1933 Pierce Silver Arrow competed with the luxury cars from Cadillac, Lincoln and Packard. Pierce-Arrow dubbed it 'The car of of 1940 -- in 1933.' See pictures and learn about the 1933 Pierce Silver Arrow.
The 1936 Cord 810 Convertible was radical in its bold design and groundbreaking mechanics. It was literally was ahead of its time as it did not really suit the hardship of the day and was out of circulation by 1937. Read about the 1936 Cord 810 Convertible.
The 1936 Dodge D2 Convertible Sedan was part of the newly designated Series D2 lineup, dubbed the "Beauty Winner" line by Chrysler and featured slightly revised styling carried over from 1935. See pictures and specs of this classic car.
The machines produced by Louis Delage, including the 1933 Delage D8S Sports Coupe, exuded tasteful flair and quality. It was a luxurious passenger car that handled more like a sports car. Learn more about this collectible car.
The 1933 Chrysler Imperial Custom Phaeton is considered to be among the company's most beautiful creations. The stunningly handsome Phaeton had power as well as looks, topping out at nearly 100 miles per hour. Read more about this classic car.
With its streamlined airplane-inspired design, the 1935-1940 Peugeot 402 caused quite a sensation in Europe. The design was mostly influenced by the principals that governed the young air travel industry. Follow the story of the Peugeot 402.
The 1936 Pierce-Arrow Eight Model 1601 Sedan was produced despite financial hardship. This model was advertised as the world's safest car and featured more than 30 notable advances. Learn more about the 1936 Pierce-Arrow Eight Model 1601 Sedan.
The 1930 Miller "91" Indy Car was designed by Harry A. Miller. Miller designed and built some of the finest racing engines in the world. Relatively few cars can boast of such a long and rich racing history. Read more about the 1930 Miller "91."
The 1936 Singer Le Mans is a standout among the Singer line and the last year of this racing model. Although the Singer company started out with making bicycles, they made this roadster travel at speeds up to 90 mph. Learn more about this sleek car.
The 1932 Hudson Greater Eight Standard Special Coupe entered the market at the height of the Great Depression. Despite its compelling features, prevailing economic conditions made for slow sales. Learn more about these handsomely styled cars.
The restored Hupmobile K-321 Convertible Coupe in this article is one of just five models known to exist. Its curvy styling and powerful features made it one of the most popular cars in the Hupmobile line. Read more about the K-321 in this article.
The Duesenberg J was the most powerful American car before World War II. Its 420-cid straight eight with dual-overhead cams and four valves per cylinder put out 265 horsepower. Check out this magnificent early-century racing machine.
The DeSoto was a successful mid-priced car that was produced by a division of Chrysler. This mid-priced car was meant to bridge the gap between the cheap Plymouth division and Chrysler. Find history pictures and prices for 1929-1933 DeSotos.
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.
The 1930 Chrysler 70 Roadster was the result of an instinct that saved the Chrysler Company. Walter Chrysler had an instinct to revamp his product line in 1930. It was an instinct that paid off. Learn more about the dreamy 1930 Chrysler 70 Roadster.
Kings, tycoons, Popes and movie stars rode in Isotta Fraschinis. The Flying Star Roadster sold for an exorbitant $20,000, but it could top 80 mph, almost unheard of at the time.
The streamlined 1935 Fiat 508 S MM was meant for racing and inspired by the Italian race Mille Miglia. The engine utilized Zenith downdraft carburetion that was capable of producing 36 horsepower at 4400 rpm. Learn about the 1935 Fiat S MM.
The 1936-1939 MG TA/TB replaced the P-Types and were less distinctly MG. Learn more about the history of this rare Morris Garages sports car and check out production facts, specifications and engine types.
The 1938-1940 Mercedes-Benz Type 770 Grosser was built primarily for Adolph Hitler as a symbol of the Third Reich's power. Learn about this historical car and discover the production facts, specifications and more.
A vintage British sports car the 1932-1934 MG J-Type Midget is rare and valuable. Learn about the history of this little sports car and discover more about the positives, negatives, production facts, specifications and engine types.
The 1934-1936 MG PA/PB came in three body styles and could reach high speeds, though it gave a very rough ride. Learn about this rare sports car and discover more about its specifications and engine types.
The 1934-1937 Terraplane Open Models were a series of exciting sports cars with excellent performance and styling. Learn about how their styling and construction changed during these three years.
1936-1939 Triumph Dolomites were the epitome of elegant British styling in a sporty roadster package. Power came from either a four- or six-cylinder engine producing 50 to 75 horsepower. Explore the features of these collectible cars.
The 1932-1936 Stutz DV32 featured an exotic and complex engine with 32-valve head as well as a stylish body. Although its mechanics are complicated, with parts hard to find, it's still very well-respected. Learn more about this collectible car.