Business Coupe

Desert Baked Business Coupe: 1936 Plymouth Coupe

For those of you who have been faithful readers for a while, I am again getting back up on my soapbox concerning prewar Mopar coupes.  I believe that these overbuilt but handsome coupes are one of the best choices… more»

Baby V8: 1937 Ford Business Coupe

Ford introduced its iconic Flathead V8 range to the buying public in 1932, with the 221ci version proving a sales winner. It upped the stakes when it introduced a smaller and more refined version in 1937, and this Business… more»

42 Years in a Barn! 1949 Plymouth Business Coupe

Don’t ask me why, but I’ve always been drawn to a 2-door, 3-passenger business coupe. Especially those made by the Chrysler Corporation from 1949-1952. I guess it’s the odd proportions due to the humongous trunk and how “unsporty” this… more»

Prewar Pontiac with Patina: 1939 Pontiac Business Coupe

As the market for the average prewar car declines, bargains continue to emerge every day.  Not long ago finding a running prewar coupe, or any running prewar car for that matter, for under $10,000 was almost impossible.  Now there… more»

Possible 52K Mile Coupe: 1941 Plymouth Business Coupe

While we continue to discuss the merits and demerits of prewar cars and the market for such vehicles, there are a lot of fantastic automobiles out there that would make good entry-level purchases.  Take for example this 1941 Plymouth… more»

How Original Is This Car? 1938 Buick Business Coupe

If you are looking for a solidly built prewar classic to drive and enjoy, you would be hard-pressed to find anything better than a Buick.  As you can expect from good choices, Buicks demand a premium over many other… more»

Dusty 50-Year Barn Find! 1941 Ford Super Deluxe Business Coupe

One of the most satisfying tasks that an owner can undertake when they uncover a classic barn find is to slosh away years of accumulated dust to reveal the treasure hiding beneath. For the next owner of this 1941… more»

Restore or Rod? 1948 Chevrolet Business Coupe

Decisions, decisions. The person who buys this 1948 Chevrolet Business Coupe will have a few to make before this classic returns to active duty. There’s no doubt that it would respond positively to a total restoration, but it would… more»

Affordable Project: 1951 Plymouth Concord Business Coupe

Some models are renowned for their longevity, while others can be a “blink and you’ll miss it” proposition. The Plymouth Concord falls into the latter category, with Plymouth only producing the car for two model years. The 1951 Business… more»

50k Survivor: 1941 Chevrolet Deluxe Business Coupe

This 1941 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Business Coupe is an all-original bare-bones car that has been professionally maintained, runs well, and is ready for a restoration. It’s cool to see an original example in this condition.  Over a half-million Special… more»

Rod Or Restore? 1940 Chevrolet Master Business Coupe

Finding a likely candidate for a custom build that isn’t riddled with rust can be a battle. However, for those on the hunt for such a beast, this 1940 Chevrolet Master 85 Business Coupe could be the pot of… more»

Hemi Under Hood! 1946 Ford Business Coupe

If I were a dyed-in-the-wool Ford guy, I’d get a bit irked every time I went to cruise-in or a car show and observed a ’30s-’40s vintage Ford harboring a Chevrolet 350-350 (350 CI engine/350 Turbo-Hydramatic trans) providing the… more»

Business 101: 1948 Dodge DeLuxe Business Coupe

In early 1974, Bachman-Turner Overdrive released one of their most famous hits: Takin’ Care of Business. That’s the theme of the business coupe made by several manufacturers, just gettin’ it done and takin’ care of business. This 1948 Dodge… more»

Nice Non-Hudson: 1934 Terraplane Business Coupe

While it might have been built by Hudson, the 1934 Terraplane carried none of the company’s branding beyond its built plate. In fact, during its lifetime, it was known initially as the Essex-Terraplane, and from 1934, simply the Terraplane…. more»

Mad Max Inspired: 1951 Plymouth Business Coupe

UPDATE 4/3/2020 – This seller has lowered their asking price significantly since we first featured it. They are now down to $4,500, which might still be a tad high given what it is, but I’m sure someone out there… more»

Stored for 45 Years: 1937 Chevrolet Business Coupe

I’m developing a “thing” for pre-war cars and I never had such a proclivity until I started reviewing Barn Finds each day. It’s not the hot-rodded versions that attract my attention so much, it’s the originals, or maybe those… more»