As we continue our celebration of Loony Labor Day…errr…Loony Labor Week, we continue to get good stuff in the tips box (thanks to all the tippers, particularly those who are allowed by law to be within 100 ft of the DT headquarters). Anyway, this next car isn’t just nutty because it is a wooden bodied […]
This next car comes as a tip from Carter who writes: They say that people look like their dogs, or maybe it’s people’s dogs look like them? But what about when the car looks like the dog? Or maybe like a beluga whale riding a tricycle? Haha, yes this is indeed a strange looking vehicle, probably because a Crosley CC was never meant to be shoved on top of an MG Midget chassis…but it sorta works. Find this 1947 Crosley on 1976 Midget Chassis offered for $5,000 outside of Boston, MA via craigslist.
This next car comes as a tip from Matt C who writes: A Crosley Hot Shot is rare enough – but the sticker on the right of the rear bumper sticker gives it some extra amusement factor. I’d have thought most of those would be scraped off by now… Find this 1951 Crosley Hot Shot offered for […]
Cincinnati Reds owner Powel Crosley Jr entered the automotive market in 1939 with a two-door convertible that cost $250 and was powered by a 2-cylinder Waukesha engine. A few years later Crosley built their own engines and the little sports car versions did surprisingly well in SCCA racing, but today’s Crosley is extraordinarily zippy. Find […]
What is it with industrialists, entrepreneurs and magnates of any era? Just because they create a successful business or two all the sudden any idea that pops into their head must be the bees knees. If owning Crosley Broadcasting Corporation and the Cincinnati Reds wasn’t enough, Powel Crosley, Jr. of Cincinnati felt the need to […]