1951 Hudson Commodore
Car for sale by GR Auto Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512
From around 1956 until the mid 1980s, Dodge, Plymouth and even Chrysler squads were the most ubiquitous police cars in North America. In fact, the biggest department, the NYPD, used Plymouth and Dodge squads almost exclusively until the rear-drive M body car was finally axed in 1989.
The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.
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Its deep Burgundy paint shows well with only a few imperfections. The striped cloth interior and headliner appear in excellent shape with the chrome trim pieces showing well helping the classic and unique look and feel for the high luxury of the time.
Hudsons were made in Detroit until 1954 when they merged with Nash-Kelvinator to create American Motors (AMC). The Commodore was produced from 1941 to 1952. The Commodore was the largest and most luxurious Hudson model. The Commodore is also lauded for being a creative product of Betty Thatcher, the first female designer employed by a car manufacturer. In 1948, the Commodore was one of the first new design cars post-WWII. With an encircling frame, passengers lowered themselves to enter the vehicle. This design became known as a ???step-down??? separated itself from other contemporary cars. The surrounding frame also improved safety and performance, as Hudson dominated NASCAR from 1951-1954. Today, the rarity of finding a Hudson immediately turns heads with its bold sloping lines and over-abundant amount of chrome. This is an impressive Commodore which is a rarely found classic in such stock and excellent condition. Its a great smooth drive that is also sur
Classic Car ID101245010
Stock NumberB3017 R
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