I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen a car driving down the street and shouted out “my, that’s a good looking Whippet.” I can’t tell you because I’ve never done it, and that’s because I just discovered the existence of the Willys Whippet a few minutes ago when I found this next car and then found a pretty thorough summation of the Whippet by Hemmings (thanks DuckDuckGo, you are a good search engine and don’t sell my info to Google). Apparently the Whippet is a dependable, easy-driving antique pre-war car that sold almost a quarter-million per year and it has the most amazing center-of-the-wheel mounted combo turn signals/parking light/head light switch. Find this 1927 Willys Whippet offered for $11,000 in San Francisco, CA via craigslist.
This next car…errr…two wheeler…comes from tipper Brad who writes: I thought you might dig this very interesting (presumably rare) little motorbike—although I cannot recall whether you are a cars-only outlet…This old cycle definitely deserves the label survivor, esp. considering it was produced in Europe just as WW2 was getting underway. It seems like all the […]
We all think of seat belts or padded dashboards as the first real move in automotive safety. For Stutz and the Pack-Age-Car company, having the driving position virtually the same as the run-away-away-from-the-flames position was a monumental leap in self-preservation. Yes, a van that you actually stand up to pilot, this 1931 Stutz Pack-age-car is for […]
Automobiles built in the 1920s are generally worthless as daily drivers and typically slower than 3 legged Giraffe pulling a plow uphill. That doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of folks who collect them and enjoy the old timey feel of a pre-war original. Find this 1922 Oldsmobile 43A Skeeter offered here on craigslist for $11,500 […]