Caretaker Needed: 1937 Cord 812

During the chilly month of November in 1935, the country was still in the grips of the Depression.  However, the love affair Americans enjoyed with automobiles had not cooled.  Inside the New York Auto Show, record crowds struggled… more»

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Coffin Nose Survivor: 1937 Cord 812 SC

Just about everyone is familiar with the “Coffin nose” Cord for its luxury and styling. Although there aren’t that many floating around in original unrestored condition. This Cord is in solid shape, but we are curious… more»

Restored In The 70s: 1937 Cord Roadster

Fun fact: I used to live in Worcester, Mass., which is a fairly ordinary New England city: old and struggling to survive, still reeling from the disappearance of manufacturing jobs all those years ago. There are… more»

Success Story: The 1936 Cord Has Sold!

From Dave B – Hello, we are happy to say that we sold the ’36 Cord today. We accepted an offer above our expectations. We advertised exclusively with you and were very happy with your write-up…. more»

BF Exclusive: 1936 Cord 810 Project

UPDATE 6/28/16 – Dave just let us know that the car has sold. They received an offer above their expectations and are happy that the car will be going to a good home! From David B… more»

Rare Find: 1936 Cord 810 Phaeton

There are very few cars as beautiful as the Cord Phaeton. As the first American designed and built front wheel drive car with independent front suspension (the 1934 Citroen Traction Avant and the Cord L-29 were… more»

Coffin Hood: 1936 Cord Westchester Sedan

This Cord listed on here craigslist in Detroit is, well, sad. It’s a good thing it wasn’t crushed long ago or rusted completely into the ground in a field somewhere, but beginning in the 1950s someone… more»

First To FWD: 1936 Cord Westchester

Cord may have been the first American manufacturer to produce a front wheel drive car (the L-29), but I have a feeling that despite their innovations, the company is best remembered today for the styling of… more»

Nice Original: 1936 Cord 810

It’s rare that you find a car this old (79 years old this year!) that’s essentially in nice “used car” condition. This example of a truly iconic design can be found in Lake Forest, Illinois and… more»

The Howard Baker Estate Auction

While I find estate sales to be a bit depressing, I always enjoy going to them. It’s not that I think I’m going to find a killer deal; I just enjoy seeing a collection of cars… more»

Barn Finds At The Colorado Grand

Over the weekend we made a road trip down to Vail Colorado to take a look at all the cars that participated in the Colorado Grand this year. The event takes participants on a thousand mile… more»

Bargain 1936 Cord 810 Westchester Project

If we could give any manufacture an award for being innovative at all cost, it would have to go to Cord Corporation. They put innovation before profitability and created some of America’s best looking and most… more»

Lifelong Search: 1939 Hupmobile Senior

Reader Richard B recently sent in his story of how he found this ’39 Hupmobile Senior Six barn find. Here is Richard’s story in his own words: “I had been looking for a ’38 or ’39… more»