DeLuxe

Parked In ’84: 1950 Ford Deluxe Tudor

The 1949 Ford was a crucial vehicle for the company, representing its first new model since before World War II. Its appearance was groundbreaking, being its first offering featuring “ponton” styling that integrated the fenders into the bodyline and… more»

Original Motor: 1940 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

When a classic car has over eight decades under its belt, it is fair to expect it to feature some non-original drivetrain components. However, that isn’t the case with this 1940 Ford DeLuxe Coupe. Its engine bay houses the… more»

DIY Pickup: 1951 Kaiser “El Camino”

At first glance, this Kaiser looks like it may have once been a Manhattan sedan. But that nameplate didn’t move over from sister company Frazer until 1952. So, this 1951 Kaiser probably started life as a Special or Deluxe… more»

Wants to Rally: 1969 Saab 96 V4 Deluxe

Starting in the 1950s, Saab was producing rally-tossable sedans with practical features that found fans all over the world. Drivers appreciated the Saab’s surefooted handling, economy, and tough mechanicals. The Saab 96, introduced in 1961, had an incredible twenty-year… more»

Pre-War Project: 1941 Ford Deluxe

As world events looked increasingly sketchy going into the 1940s, Ford would introduce an all-new automobile lineup for 1941. In Special, Deluxe, and Super Deluxe trim, the cars would carry over into 1942 and then things went on hiatus… more»

Stunning Restoration: 1932 Ford Model 18 Deluxe 3-Window Coupe

I always hesitate to describe any classic car as perfect because I possess a single pair of eyes that can occasionally miss the smaller details. Therefore, it will be interesting to gauge reader feedback on this 1932 Ford Model… more»

83k Original Miles: 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe

Sitting in this garage is a classic from the 1950s that would suit a buyer seeking a turnkey practical vehicle at an affordable price. It presents beautifully for its age and is sure to turn heads wherever it goes…. more»

Hemi-Powered Gasser: 1940 Ford Deluxe

A gasser is generally defined as a lightweight, high-powered hot rod that was used for drag racing from the late 1950s through the early 1970s. In order to reduce the racing weight, the cars often used fiberglass body parts,… more»

Fordor Driver: 1939 Ford DeLuxe V8 Sedan

Here’s an interesting one. It’s being listed as “mostly original” and I guess you could say it’s also “mostly” a 1939 Ford since it’s sporting black ’40 Ford headlight rims on the front fenders. But there’s just something fun… more»

Kansas Barn Find: 1939 Plymouth

The Plymouth brand was developed by Chrysler in 1928 to represent them in the “low-priced” market dominated at the time by Chevrolet and Ford. The timing was fortuitous as the presence of Plymouth helped Chrysler survive the Great Depression… more»

BF Exclusive: 1940 Ford DeLuxe Sedan

Finding a classic car that has eight decades under its belt but only had two owners is a rare treat. However, that’s the story behind this 1940 Ford DeLuxe Sedan. It served as reliable transport for its original lady… more»

Turn-Key Survivor: 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe

Sometimes circumstances dictate that an enthusiast won’t be in a position to tackle a project build. Everybody’s situations are different, and there’s no shame in buying a turn-key classic if that will best suit that person. I always believe… more»

Original Paint: 1949 Chevrolet Deluxe Fastback

When World War II drew to a close, American automotive manufacturers restarted civilian vehicle production with cars that were essentially their pre-war offerings with some minor trim updates. It wasn’t until the late 1940s that new cars started to… more»

Restore or Rod? 1937 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

The owner of this 1937 ford DeLuxe Coupe says that it would make an excellent base for a restoration or a hot rod build. It is a solid classic that is set to head in whichever direction the buyer… more»

Rare Woodie: 1949 DeSoto Deluxe Station Wagon

Wood-bodied station wagons were on their way out by the end of the 1940s. They were expensive to build relative to the number that were sold. Steel-bodied wagons were starting to materialize and would be the way to go… more»

Flathead V8: 1940 Ford DeLuxe Business Coupe

The single-seat business coupe was popular in the mid-20th Century with traveling salesmen and others on the move. The lack of a back seat meant more room for the wares that they needed to carry with them. Ford was… more»