Model of the car: Citroen Traction Avant, 1934

Traction Avant is the French for “front-wheel drive,” one of the many innovations first introduced…

Model of the car: Chrysler Airflow, 1934

The Airflow today resembles a seminal example of motorized Art Deco. It was an extremely…

Model of the car: Maybach DS8 Zeppelin, 1931

Wilhelm Maybach partnered Gottlieb Daimler in designing some of the very earliest cars, but in…

Model of the car Citroën Petite Rosalie, 1933

These days, with rigorous prototype testing and computer-aided manufacturing, we take our cars’ reliability for…

Model of the car Burney Streamline, 1930

Sir Dennistoun Burney was a respected defense inventor during World War I. He designed what…