Classic Cars of the Roaring ’20s
The classic cars of the roaring ’20s featured many of the innovations that we think are new today, like electric powered cars, four wheel drive, front wheel drive, and even hybrid fuel/electric cars. These automotive innovations were in fact all introduced in the 1920’s.
You may not be familiar with all of the cars, but you will remember the flowing curves, rakish lines, bright paint colors and dual tone color schemes that were features of many of the classic cars of the Great Gatsby era. Here are a few memorable cars we’ve recently seen.
1928 Gardner Model 75 Sport Roadster
Get more details about this 1928 Model 75 Sport Roadster here.
1928 Gardner Model 85 Sport Roadster
You can get more details about this 1928 Model 85 Sport Roadster here.
1923 Kissel 6-55 Brougham Opera Sedan
Another of the great classic cars of the roaring ’20s, this 1923 Kissel Opera Sedan is one of two still in existence. You can follow the restoration of the other 1923 Kissel Model 6-55 Brougham Opera Sedan on this page.
1929 Erskine by Studebaker 52W Sedan
This car was named after the president of Studebaker at that time. The Erskine only lasted for a four year production run and they only made 25,565 with only a little over 200 registered cars surviving like this one.
1928 Hupmobile Model E-4 Series Sedan
Series E Hupmobiles came equipped with an eight-cylinder in-line L-head, 60-Horsepower engine. The Series E was offered in touring, sedan, like the one shown, coupes (with or without rumble seats) and roadsters.
The Series E would remain in production through 1928, when was replaced with the Model M.
1922 Haynes Model 75 Tourster
Haynes was one of the most innovative automakers of the 1922 Haynes 75 Tourister has a unique system called a volatilizer which atomizes fuel more efficiently, thus creating more power in the model 75 engine, which was introduced in 1922.
1924 Studebaker Light six EM Coupe
1921 Kissel Gold Bug
1929 Buick Model 55 Sport Phaeton
1928 Chrysler Model 52
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