1930′s Cars 

1939 Cadillac V-16 versus 1939 Packard Twelve

Throughout the decade of the thirties, while Chevrolet and Ford were engaged in a pitched battle for supremacy in the low-priced field, an equally intense contest was taking place at the opposite end of the economic scale. Cadillac was determined to dislodge Packard from its long-held status as America’s premier luxury automobile. And Packard was equally determined to retain its position as “King of the Mountain.”

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Bugatti-1932 1930′s Cars 

1932 Type 41 Bugatti Royale

Legend has it that a guest at a dinner party once commented to Ettore Bugatti that the Bugatti was the automobile of choice if one wished to win races, but for sheer elegance, one must have a Rolls-Royce. Bugatti was not accustomed to playing second fiddle to anyone, and the incident supposedly inspired him to create the ultimate motorcar: the Type 41 Bugatti Royale.

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