Classic and Rare 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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1948_Buick_Roadmaster_Estate_Wagon Classic and Rare Cars 

1948 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon

It was October 7, 1945, when Buick’s long-awaited 1946 models were announced. They weren’t much different from the 1942 cars whose production had been halted by government order three and a half years earlier. To have made major styling changes for the postwar market, especially in the Super and Roadmaster models, would have been foolish, for both had been completely restyled for the 1942 model year, when General Motors’ new C body was introduced.

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