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Rare and original 1947 Hudson truck for sale on Ebay

Although it's generally accepted the Ranchero was the first of the car/trucks, Hudson produced a more utility based truck using the front sheet metal from their cars in the late 1940s. The result was a unique mixture of car and truck that predated the Ranchero by 11 years. This very original example of a rare Hudson… » 9/25/11 12:30pm 9/25/11 12:30pm

Ass-Kickin' Engine of the Day: Hudson Six

You know what's wrong with NASCAR these days? Two things: the fans no longer drink beer from steel cans, and nobody races inline-six flatheads! Oldsmobile and Chrysler had new overhead-valve V8s in the early 50s, but Hudson Hornets equipped with 308-cubic-inch, twin-carb (called "Twin-H") flathead six engines utterly… » 5/06/08 2:00pm 5/06/08 2:00pm

PCH, Fireball Edition: Ferrari 308GT4 or Hudson Terraplane?

Is there any Hell Project that can compete against a car with chain drive, one carburetor per 200cc of engine displacement, and pretty much zilch in terms of parts availability? We can't say for sure, but we now know that more than 60% of Jalopnik readers surveyed believe that the Honda S800 out-hells the Lotus Europa. » 2/27/08 4:30pm 2/27/08 4:30pm

Commenter of the Day: Out-of-Biz Marquee Edition

Remember Pan Am and TWA? Yeah, neither do I. But I do remember that for a time I thought I could impress girls by quoting Shakespeare from memory, specifically Macbeth. Anytime someone would mention the temporal nature of existence, which was a disturbingly common theme amongst girls that would agree to date me, I'd… » 12/13/07 5:30pm 12/13/07 5:30pm

Jalopnik Poll: Noir Cars: Your Take?

Due to the rather tumultous affections of the last five women we've fallen for like a flaming lunchbag of well-overly-ripe okra dropped from 45,000 feet onto the Bonneville Salt Flats, we've developed a serious thing for Neko Case's music. It's what happens when punkers grow up, gain an appreciation for the rural and… » 1/19/07 5:00am 1/19/07 5:00am