The Cadillac innovation mentioned herein was a two-speed rear axle, combined with a door-mounted, electrically-operated shifter which allowed the driver to change the rear axle
Classic cars & old trucks
When famed dancer Isadora Duncan was killed in a most unusual automobile accident, it was a sudden end to the life of a woman who had seen incredible success as well as unimaginable tragedy.
In Classic Cars Adult Coloring Book #2: Vintage 1920s Automobiles (1920-1929), find dozens of classic car brands dating back to the Twenties, including Chandler, Pontiac, Chrysler, Nash, Hupmobile, Franklin, Dodge, Overland, Elcar and Ford.
See vintage car wreck photos of 35 of old auto accidents and crashes from the 1910s to the 1950s – before standardized seatbelts and airbags.
From the crank or self-starter pedal to the spark and magneto, here are some of the basics you would have needed to know to drive a car back in the 1920s.
Look back at more than 200 vintage license plates issued through the 20th century – including ones for every American state & territory – plus some special plates, too.
The car of the future will be weather-proof, and that the sides, front, rear, and roof will probably be made of glass. The entire control of the machine will be simplified, and perhaps located in a set of push buttons.
What was it like to go looking for a new car more than 100 years ago? Here’s a look at some of the car showrooms that would have greeted automobile buyers!
Before there was REO Speedwagon, the band, there was REO Speedwagon, the vehicle. These early pickup trucks were especially popular with farmers.
Dodge Brothers: 4-door sedan (1920) The sedan is so solidly entrenched in the affections of the American people that it has almost attained the proportions
Sadly, silent film actor Wallace Reid didn’t get much of a chance to try to get an auto racing career going. Less than a year