Other 1930s Classic Car Manufacturers

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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1932-1936 Stutz DV32

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.

1932-1936 Stutz SV16

With only 300 built, the 1932-1936 Stutz SV16 is a rare collectible car made more desirable with mechanical complexity. What it lacks in speed, it makes up for in appearance. Learn more about Stutz SV16.

1938-1939 Lagonda V-12

The 1938-1939 Lagonda V-12 was one of the 1930s fastest British cars, which was impressive at a formidable 5,000 pounds. Learn about this high-performance classic car.

1935-1938 Hudson Custom Eight

The 1935-1938 Hudson Custom Eight was a big handsome car and quite contemporary for its time. Over the years Hudson gradually evolved toward more enveloping curvy bodywork. Get details on this solid collectible.

1938-1940 Graham Supercharger

The Graham Supercharger, an exotic high-performance car, is a hit with collectors today. It was the remarkable radical "Spirit of Motion" better known as the "sharknose" Graham. Learn all about the 1938-1940 Graham Supercharger.

1930-1934 Hispano-Suiza H6C

Hispano-Suiza's 1930-1934 H6C was a powerful high-quality automobile. It was built in both France and Spain, like most "Hissos," and like Rolls-Royce offered only as a rolling chassis. Find out more about the massive 1930-1934 Hispano-Suiza H6C.

1931-1938 Hispano-Suiza J12

An exclusive luxury vehicle, the 1931-1938 Hispano-Suiza J12 brought together Swiss design, Spanish capital, and French production facilities to create one the world's best automobiles of the mid-1930s. Read more about this extremely collectible car.

1936-1939 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre

The 1936-1939 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre was comfortable and dignified yet sporting. The larger engine's extra power and torque made up for the heavier equipment. Learn more about the stylish 1936-1939 Bentley 4 1/4 Litre classic car.

1930 Blackhawk

The 1930 Blackhawk offered classic styling and a wide range of body types. It was one of the several junior makes launched in the heady late Twenties. The Blackhawk was introduced as a companion to Stutz and based on the 1928 Model BB. Learn about this classic car.

1936-1941 BMW 327/328

The 1936-1941 BMW 327/328 were the most charismatic of the prewar BMWs with great performance and durability. The BMW 328 was an efficient two-seat sports roadster with a tubular frame. Learn more about this classic sports car from BMW.

1930-1934 American Austin

The 1930-1934 American Austin is based on the British Austin Seven design. It was offered in roadster runabout cabriolet and coupe models. The first three are far more desirable. Learn more about the classic 1930-1934 American Austin.

1938-1941 American Bantam

The 1938-1941 American Bantam was a more developed version of the American Austin and was built in Butler, Pennsylvania. The Bantam was abandoned for Jeep production during World War II and was never revived. Learn more about this classic car.

1930-1939 Aston Martin 1 1/2 Litre/2Litre

The 1930-1939 Aston Martin 1 1/2 Litre/2 Litre series was introduced in 1927. It offers great vintage character and a super engine. With willowy chassis and a noble radiator, this Aston Martin line was very sporting. Learn more about this classic car.

1931-1936 Auburn Eight

The 1931-1936 Auburn Eight offered superb roadability and performance and was also a good buy. Glamor was ushered in with the unique styling. Capable of nearly 90 mph, the Eights were terrific for the time. Learn more about this classic car.

1932-1934 Auburn Twelve

The 1932-1934 Auburn Twelve was the least expensive V-12 ever at $975 for the Standard coupe and $1275 for the top-of-the-line Custom Speedster. Unfortunately, its value didn't impress a public wanting economy cars. Learn more about this classic car.

1935-1936 Auburn Supercharged 851/852

The 1935-1936 Auburn Supercharged 851/852 line offered the most breathtakingly beautiful automobiles of all time. Supercharged Auburns were identified by an outside exhaust on the left side of the hood. Learn more about this classic car.

1930-1939 Frazer Nash Chain-Drive Models

Frazer-Nash's prewar chain-drive automobiles are rugged cars with a lot of collector appeal. A hand-built British sports car of the old school, its engine was based on prewar BMW engineering. Learn more about 1930-1939 Frazer Nash Chain-Drive.

1933-1937 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre

The 1933-1937 Bentley 3 1/2 Litre offered great elegance and style along with good performance for the time. It featured a modified Rolls-Royce 20/25 engine and an entirely new chassis. Learn more about this classic car.

1934-1939 Alfa Romeo 6C2300

The 1934-1939 Alfa Romeo 6C2300 offered a wide variety of body styles. Although not as fast, the 6C2300 was more civilized than the firm's contemporary eight-cylinder monster. See pictures and get detailed specs for the 1934-1939 Alfa Romeo 6C2300.

1938 Oldsmobile L-38

Oldsmobile only produced a handful of L-38s in 1938, but they were stylish and well-respected. The redesigned grille and factory-sidemounted spare tire complemented its sleek look. Learn more about this classic convertible.

1930 Oldsmobile F-30

The 1930 Oldsmobile F-30 introduced during the Depression had a conservative styling that helped it sell. Dual-sidemounted spare tires and a rear-mounted trunk were fitted to upper models. Learn about this classic convertible.