2016 DT Birthday Wrapup

It has been an insane and long week over here on the editing/writing/publishing side of the DT world as we celebrated DT’s 4th Birthday.  100 years of cars in a single week was an ambitious goal, but we found some interesting stuff along the way and learned a thing or two.  On Monday we covered 1917 through 1936, Tuesday we ventured into the
fabulous future of the 1940s and 1950s, Wednesday we just hit the
1960s muscle and 1970s junk, Thursday was a day to celebrate the automotive renaissance of the 1980s/1990s and Friday was a look at the past few years of fabulous automobiles to leave the factories around the globe.

Here is a quick recap in case you missing anything.


1917 Hupmobile Model N Touring

1918 Buick Model E-Four-35

1919 Dodge Brothers Model 30 Pickup

1920 Chevrolet C-Cab Ice Truck

1921 International Harvester Pickup

1922 Willys Knight Model 20 A Touring Convertible

1923 Ford Model T, Pinto Power

1924 Ford Model T Roadster

1925 Dodge Brothers Coupe

1926 Star Coupester

1927 Essex Super Six

1928 Ford Model A Popcorn Wagon

1929 Ford Model A Tudor

1930 Ford Model A Doodlebug

1931 Ford Model A Custom

1932 Packard Standard Eight

1933 Ford Victoria Coupe, err…Roadster

1934 Fiat 508 Balilla

1935 Studebaker Dictator

1936 DeSoto Airflow

1937 Plymouth P4 Deluxe

1938 Willys Model 38

1939 Dodge D-11 Deluxe Coupe

1940 Ford Pickup Moonshiner

1941 Lincoln Continental V12

1942 Chevrolet Special Deluxe

1943 Ford GTB Cargo Truck

1944 Chevrolet Express Pickup

1945 Willys Jeep CJ-2A

1946 Mercury Eight Sedan

1947 Pontiac Streamliner or Torpedo

1948 Indian Papoose

1949 MG TC

1950 Crosley Hotshot

1951 DeSoto Custom

1952 Chrysler Saratoga Limousine

1953 Studebaker Champion

1954 Chevrolet Corvette

1955 Oldsmobile Rocket 88

1956 Volkswagen Beetle

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop

1958 Volvo PV444

1959 Edsel Ranger Hardtop

1960 Envoy (Vauxhall Victor)

1961 Renault Dauphine

1962 Ford Taunus 17M

1963 Pontiac Catalina 421 V8

1964.5 Ford Mustang

1965 Chevrolet Firetruck

1966 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider

1967 Chevrolet Corvair

1968 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser

1969 Ford Mustang Fastback

1970 Chevrolet El Camino

1971 Honda N600

1972 Winnebago Brave

1973 Chevrolet Monte Carlo S

1974 Bricklin SV1

1975 Dodge Custom 100 Stepside

1976 Mercedes-Benz 300D

1977 Datsun 280Z

1978 Dodge Lil’ Red Express Truck

1979 GMC Fire Truck

1980 Porsche 924

1981 Alfa Romeo GTV6

1982 Mazda RX-7

1983 Dodge Rampage

1984 Volkswagen Jetta 8V

1985 Mitsubishi Mighty Max TDI

1986 Zimmer Quicksilver

1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

1988 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible

1989 Mazda MX-5 Miata

1990 Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo

1991 Alfa Romeo 164L

1992 Lada Niva Truck

1993 Audi URS4

1994 Ford Aspire vs Buick Roadmaster

1995 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG

1996 BMW M3 E36

1997 Volvo 850R Wagon

1998 Porsche Boxster

1999 GMC Suburban SLT 4X4

2000 BMW M5

2001 Honda Prelude

2002 Ford Focus SVT

2003 Infiniti M45

2004 Lamborghini Gallardo 6-Speed

2005 Lotus Elise

2006 Pontiac GTO

2007 Chevrolet Impala SS

2008 Mercedes-Benz G500

2009 Smart Passion Convertible

2010 Dodge Charger

2011 Lotus Evora

2012 Mini Cooper S Coupe

2013 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel

2015 Ford Focus EcoBoost 1.0

2016 Nissan Tsuru

Thanks & Shout-outs:  First, I’ve got to think Kaibeezy for the awesome set of badges/graphics for the birthday, we will have a post about this later this week.  Next, CFlo wrote a dozen or so and edited everything else – as always, his editing is superb and needed. Regular contributor Gianni wrote a bunch, same with Andy Liss. New writer Adam wrote some good stuff, Al covered the 70s in style, and Matt stepped up wrote about 25 features, it was great, fantastic stuff! Final thanks to all writers/readers/contributors for being a part of this crazy site for the past 4 years.