They don’t even make American criminals like they used to. Can you imagine Bernie Madoff writing a letter to Bob Lutz about a Cadillac’s Palm Beach cruising powers?
Les Firestine Ford disappeared from Oakland's Auto Row many decades ago, but this promo film- apparently shown in theaters around the East Bay- makes the Deuce Coupe seem like a pretty good deal, even now.
Back in 1936, Allegheny Ludlum Steel and Ford Motor Company collaborated on the production of six stainless-steel-bodied 1936 Ford sedans. Pretty cool idea, but that wasn't the end of the stainless steel Fords!