Hudson Hornet


Hudson did its best in ’54 to clean up the aged 1948 body. Smoother flanks and a lower, wider frontal aspect helped, along with a new dash and brighter fabrics and vinyls. And at long last the windshield was one piece. Mechanically it wasn’t bad either. In fact, some say the last Step-Down was the … [Read more…]

Hudson Super Six


In 1948, Hudson’s future could not have looked brighter. The feisty independent was one of the first with an all-new postwar design. Under the guidance of Frank Spring, the new Hudson Super Six not only looked stunning, it bristled with innovation. The key was its revolutionary “step-down” design, based on a unitary construction, with the … [Read more…]

Hudson Commodore Eight – 1941

Hudson Commodore Eight - 1941

The luxurious Hudson Commodore was the Detroit’s outfits top-of-the-range model from 1941 to 1952, with the inevitable production break during World War II. The debut line consists of two wheelbases-short for coupes and convertibles, long for the sedan.