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Blast From The Past: The Essex

Here’s a car that isn’t necessarily the first one might think of when listing classic cars, but it has certainly earned its place in motor vehicle history: The Essex. First introduced in 1919, after being delayed by World War I, the Essex endured a tumultuous economy, huge sales, and its eventual demise in 1932. Though it only survived 13 years before being replaced by the Terraplane, an impressive 1.13 million Essex automobiles were sold in its short life.