1932 Ford "Deuce" Coupe

Cars We Love: 1932 Ford “Deuce” Coupe

If you’ve ever wondered what the Beach Boys were singing about in “Little Deuce Coupe,” this is it – a 1932 Ford Coupe. (“Deuce” simply refers to the “2” in 1932.) These were modest, reliable cars, available for around $500, equipped with wire wheels, black fenders, and a rear-mounted spare wheel. In the years following […]

duesenberg model j dual cowl phaeton in red

Cars We Love: 1935 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton

When E.L. Cord, the owner of Indianapolis-based Duesenberg, Inc. told Fred Duesenberg to design the best, biggest, fastest, and most expensive car in the world, the Model J was the result. And it was a success – it was the fastest American-made car (top speed of 119 mph), with the most powerful engine (210 horsepower), […]

1924 Hispano-Suiza H6C Torpedo

Cars We Love: 1924 Hispano-Suiza H6C Torpedo

Started in Barcelona in 1904 by two Swiss engineers, Hispano-Suiza produced automobile and aircraft engines. The H6’s 6-cylinder overhead crankshaft engine was based on a Hispano-Suiza aircraft engine design. Hispano-Suiza built the chassis of this particular car, and a coach builder was hired to design and create the body. Nieuport, a French aviation company, designed […]