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»

Fast Finds

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»

Owned Since ’78: 1935 Ford DeLuxe “Trunkback”

‘This 1935 Ford DeLuxe Sedan underwent a repaint in the 1970s, and although it has been sitting since the late 1980s, it has survived remarkably well. It needs someone to revive this classic after more than three decades of… more»

Tin Woodie: 1952 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe

“Tin Woodie” was the nickname for the first all-steel station wagons after wood-bodied wagons were discontinued. Demand for woodies were in a decline by the 1950s as their wood panels required a lot more maintenance than steel bodies. And… more»

1 Of 724: 1954 Chrysler New Yorker Deluxe Convertible

Chrysler sold nearly 100,000 cars for 1954 and the New Yorker Deluxe convertible was a small portion of that at 724 units. The New Yorker Deluxe was the top-of-the-line car at Chrysler in 1954 as the Imperial was another… more»

Vintage Hot Rod: 1936 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

Update 5/13/20 – After getting some new rims and touchup paint, this sweet hot rod has been relisted here on eBay. From 3/21/20 – It appears that time travel is beyond we mere humans, but slipping behind the wheel… more»

Hidden Restoration: 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible

It would seem that this 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible underwent a full, high-quality restoration some years ago. It was then used pretty sparingly by the owner before being parked around 5-years ago. That owner has recently passed away, and… more»

71k Original Miles: 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe

This 1951 Chevrolet Styline Deluxe is a very attractive car with a claimed 71,000 original miles on its odometer. It presents well and has only accumulated 1,000 miles on its freshly rebuilt motor. It will need very little to… more»

Parked In ’62! 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible

It would be interesting to be able to wind the clock back and to see exactly how this 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible looked when it went into storage in 1962. Given its history in the intervening years, I suspect… more»

Shining Survivor: 1941 Ford DeLuxe Business Coupe

Look at this 1941 Ford DeLuxe Business Coupe. Shiny, isn’t it? The owner states that he is unsure as to whether the majority of the paint is original, or whether it is the result of an older repaint. Regardless… more»

Solid Survivor: 1939 Ford DeLuxe Coupe

It isn’t clear just how long this 1939 ford DeLuxe Coupe has been in the possession of its current owner, but I suspect that the answer might well be “a long time.” In fact, this car served as his… more»

23k Genuine Miles: 1962 Buick Special Deluxe

After sitting for more than three decades, this 1962 Buick Special Deluxe has been returned to sound mechanical health and is ready to be driven and enjoyed as it stands. The next owner will face some minor cosmetic work… more»

Post-War Project: 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline Deluxe

For a 70-year-old car, this 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline is one solid vehicle. It doesn’t currently run, but it would seem to represent a great restoration project. Located in Ottertail, Minnesota, the Fleetline is listed for sale here on eBay…. more»

Nicely Preserved: 1936 Ford 5-Window DeLuxe Coupe

Ready and raring to go would be the best way to describe this beautiful 1936 Ford 5-Window Coupe. It isn’t perfect, but it is a classic that is ready to be driven and enjoyed right now. If you would… more»

Original Paint? 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible

This 1940 Ford DeLuxe Convertible still wears all of its original paint and is a rust free car that is in impressive condition. All is not what it seems though, because it does hide one big secret. We’ll get… more»

Commercial Luxury: 1959 Chevrolet Apache Fleetside Deluxe

Vehicle manufacturers recognize that even those who purchase a vehicle that was specifically designed for work purposes will occasionally like a touch of luxury, and Chevrolet is no exception in this department. Following on from the introduction of the… more»