1930–1949 years

Model of the car: Healey 2.4-liter, 1946

With gas strictly rationed, and most new cars earmarked for export, motoring was difficult in…

Model of the car: Willys Mb Jeep, 1942

In 1938, with war clouds gathering over Europe, the US Army decided to replace its…

Model of the car: KDF-Wagen/Volkswagen, 1939

The beginnings of the best-selling single car design ever—21,529,464 were bought by the time manufacture…

Model of the car: Mercedes-Benz T80, 1939

This car is the ultimate manifestation of speed as envisioned at the height of Nazi…

Model of the car: Chrysler Thunderbolt, 1941

Even today, there’s something irresistibly futuristic about the Chrysler Thunderbolt. It’s also extremely evocative, its…