Nash

Possible 35K Mile Car: 1948 Nash 600 Brougham Deluxe Coupe

While most collectors have their eyes set on older models from the “Big Three” automakers, there are a lot of great bargains out there from lesser-known companies.  While names like Kaiser, Crosley, Studebaker, and Nash have become footnotes in… more»

Half Finished Creamsicle: 1960 Rambler American Wagon

With summer creeping up on us with its usual vigor, everyone needs ice cream and a summer project.  The ice cream is easy to find at your local convenience store or grocery store.  As for a summer project?  Reader… more»

Folding Beds and Racing Glory: 1951 Nash Ambassador

Throughout American automotive history, there have been some very out-of-the-mainstream automobiles.  Many of these were from so-called independent makes.  Independent means not one of the “Big Three.”  One of the most distinctively out-of-the-box automobiles after WWII was built by… more»

Bathtub Styling! 1950 Nash Statesman Super

Nash was one of the predecessors of American Motors and may be best remembered for the “Airflyte” cars of the 1950s. They were often referred to as “upside-down bathtubs” for obvious reasons. The Statesman was the entry-level variant of… more»

BF Auction: 1950 Nash Statesman Super Airflyte

Nash introduced its First Generation Statesman in 1950 with styling that set it apart from the competition. Its sleek and aerodynamic body made the Airflyte badge seem appropriate in an era when the public’s fascination with aviation was at… more»

Cream-Puff Two-Tone: 1953 Nash Rambler

The car is a rarely seen 1953 Nash Rambler Custom Country Club, for sale on Craigslist in Mancelona, Michigan with a $12,500 asking price. The owner notes helpfully that Hagerty’s price for one of these in #2 condition is… more»

Not Currently Roaming: 1954 Nash Rambler Cross Country Wagon

By 1954, Nash had carved out the economy compact car niche, where Rambler sales were providing a significant boost to overall Nash production. But a price war had broken out between Ford and Chevy, crushing profitability for most of… more»

Airflyte Project: 1949 Nash 600 Super

You know one when you see one! Bathtub, blimp, submarine, capsule, however, you choose to describe it, a 1949 Nash is a definite attention-getter. I have always been fascinated by this new for ’49 design but in a perverse… more»

Stored Over 4 Decades: 1951 Nash Rambler Convertible

The Nash Rambler is often remembered in 50s automotive history for being recognized as the first U.S. car that achieved success in the compact market.  When it was introduced in 1950, Nash Ramblers were first produced by the Nash-Kelvinator… more»

Customized V8 Ride! 1950 Nash

Nash Motors was around from 1916 to 1954, at which time it acquired Hudson Motor Car to become American Motors. In 1949, they introduced the Airflyte whose design was based upon aerodynamics much like the Chrysler Airflows of the… more»

Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes? 1929 Nash Cabriolet

In 1985, George Jones released his 45th album, titled “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes.”  The album’s name was also the name of the hit song and video from that record, which asks the listener who is going to replace… more»

Potential Bargain? 1949 Nash Ambassador Super

And you thought that sitting around since 2020 had done a number on your rear end! The 1949 to 1951 Nash was reportedly the most aerodynamic car on the road at the time – at least for an American… more»

Airflyte Project: 1951 Nash Rambler Convertible

The late 1940s brought increased interest in streamlined design, with a few auto companies taking the trend to an extreme. Nash was one of these, producing the “upside bathtub look” in several flavors – the Ambassador, the Statesman, the… more»

Back To The Future: 1951 Nash Airflyte

As did Chrysler with the Airflow of the 1930s, Nash also dabbled in aerodynamics in the design of their cars in the late 1940s. The 1949-51 editions of Nash automobiles were dubbed Airflytes though they looked something like upside-down… more»

Restoration Ready: 1955 Nash Statesman

Nash’s Statesman was a mid-level car built by the company between 1950 and 1956. Across two generations, the Statesman was positioned between the top-line Nash Ambassador and the entry Nash Rambler. That would all change later due to the… more»

1 Of 4,356! 1954 Hudson Metropolitan

Did you even know that there was a badge-engineered version of the Nash Metropolitan marketed by Hudson? Not many people do, there were only 4,356 sold from August 1954 through September 1957. This particular Metropolitan is listed for sale… more»