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1931 Chrysler Imperial CG

Smooth curvatures, graceful lines, and majestic colors define many of history’s most popular classic cars, and will likely contribute to the designs that will roll off the line for many years to come. During the Roaring 20s, Americans were enjoying the bliss and jubilation that followed the end to a traumatic war, World War I. For a time, it seemed as though extravagance was the new normal, and “new money” families were grappling to have the latest technology, the greatest cars, and more. The Chrysler Imperial was first introduced in 1926, and it certainly fit the bill as a great-looking car for stylish families across the country. By 1931, the market had crashed, and millions were struggling to make ends meet as Chrysler produced the 1931 Chysler Imperial CG.

The 1929 Ford Phaeton

The early 1920s were full of prosperity, and the celebration following the end of World War One, but the care-free attitudes would not last. By the time the year 1929 began, world economies were to show their flaws. The historic October day in 1929 on which the stock market crashed nearly brought the United States to its knees. The crash was the catalyst that plummeted the nation into a downward economic spiral known was the Great Depression, which would only find reprieve when the U.S. joined World War Two.

History of the Indian Motorcycle Company

When you are looking to purchase a car, a house, or just about anything, most people want to buy from a company that is reputable, competitively priced, and will stand by their product.  Well, if you are looking to buy a new or vintage motorcycle, Indian is the company that you want to go with.

In 1901, the Indian Motorcycle Company, then called Hendee Manufacturing Company, created the first American motorcycle.  By 1907, their bikes were considered the best selling and most technologically advanced bikes because while other companies were still producing single engines that only produced 5 horsepower or less, the Indian company had released the V-twin engine motorcycle.