1940 LaSalle Convertible Series 52 | Streetside Classics Tampa (July 2019)

That’s a ’40 LaSalle Convertible Series 52 that was at Streetside Classics Tampa in July of 2019. LaSalle was a luxury car manufacturer owned by Cadillac that lasted from 1927 to 1940. The engine is a 5.3 liter V8 that produces 130 horsepower. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 15.5 seconds.

Car of the Day 12/12/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’47 Buick Super that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Buick Super is a full size luxury car that was made between 1939 and 1958. This is from the second generation, which was made between 1942 and 1948. The engine is a 4.1 liter Fireball straight-8 that produces 110 horsepower and 206 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 20.2 seconds and has a top speed of 74 mph.

Car of the Day 12/4/18

Today’s car of the day is this ‘49 Chevy Styleline that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Chevy Deluxe is a line of luxury cars that was made between 1941 and 1952. This is from the second generation, which was made between 1949 and 1952. The engine of this one is a 3.5 liter straight-6 that produces 90 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 21.3 seconds and has a top speed of 73 mph.

Car of the Day 11/4/18

Today’s car of the day is this ‘49 Chevy Styleline that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Chevy Deluxe is a line of luxury cars that was made between 1941 and 1952. This is from the second generation, which was made between 1949 and 1952. The engine of this one is a 3.5 liter straight-6 that produces 90 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 21.3 seconds and has a top speed of 73 mph.

Car of the Day 10/7/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’49 Oldsmobile 98 Futuramic Convertible that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Oldsmobile 98 is a luxury car that was made between 1940 and 1996. This is from the third generation, which was made between 1948 and 1953. The engine is a 5 liter Rocket V8 that produces 135 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 16.6 seconds and has a top speed of 91 mph. This Oldsmobile was auctioned off for $57,200.

Truck of the Day 8/27/18

Today’s truck of the day is this ’47 Dodge Power Wagon that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Dodge Power Wagon is a nameplate that was originally made between 1945 and 1980 (model years between 1946 and 1980). The engine is a 3.8 liter straight-6 that produces 95 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. This Power Wagon sold for $132,000.

Car of the Day 7/24/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’48 Willys CJ2A that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The CJ2A was made between 1945 and 1949, and 214,760 were built. The engine is a 2.2 liter straight-4 that produces 60 horsepower and 105 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed manual. This Willys was auctioned off for $15,950.