1930 Whippet 96A Coupe

Named after the dog because it was small and quick, the 1930 Whippet 96A Coupe was one of the most popular cars of that era.

1930 Whippet 96A Coupe

Named after the dog because it was small and fast, this 1930 Whippet 96A Coupe was built by Willys Overland.

Billed as the smallest automobile when it was first introduced in 1927, this 1930 model has a slightly longer 103.25-inch wheelbase and is powered by a 4 cylinder L-head engine.

Enhanced features on this car include pressurized lubrication, water pump and 4 wheel mechanical brakes.

1930 Whippet 96A Coupe

1930 Whippet 96A Coupe

Whippets featured “Finger-Tip Control”, a button located in the center of the steering wheel that not only sounded the horn when pressed, but also switched on the lights when it was turned clockwise, parking lights first, then the headlamps, and activated the starter when it was pulled.

1930 Whippet 96A Coupe

1930 Whippet 96A Coupe

The Whippet has a rear fuel gauge located on the left end of the gasoline tank, a common feature on cars at that time.

1930 Whippet 96A Coupe

The 1930 Whippet 96A Coupe is a great-looking car, a solid performer that unfortunately became another casualty of the Great Depression when the company ceased production in 1931. This classic coupe is one to treasure!

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