Skip to main content

1910 Hudson Model 20 news, pictures, specifications, and information
Roadster
 
In 1909, J.L Hudson and Roy D. Chapin formed the Hudson Motor Car Company. Their idea was to build a low-priced car for under $1000. The resulting new Hudson 'Twenty' was one of the first low-priced cars on the American market and very successful with more than 4,000 sold the first year. Their peak was in 1929, with 300,962 cars produced by Hudson and its lower-priced companion car, Essex, allowing Hudson to finish third in sales among American nameplates, just behind Ford and Chevrolet.

The 1910 Model 20 was powered by a four-cylinder, 22.5 horsepower engine coupled to a three-speed, sliding gear transmission and had a chassis with a 100-inch wheelbase. They weighed about 1,8000 pounds. The Model 20 was available in three body styles including two different roadsters and a touring car. Pricing ranged from $900 to $1,200 and nearly 7,000 vehicles were produced and sold during 1910, which made the Hudson automobile nearly as popular as the Ford Model T.

This 1910 Hudson Model 20 Roadster has had only three owners from new. Dr. Atwell of Canton, Ohio was the original owner and used the runabout to make house calls to deliver babies. The doctor owned the car until 1940 when the second owner purchased it for only $42.50. The vehicle still retains some of its original leather upholstery and has been refinished in its original red color.

Hudson Motor Car Co., founded in 1909, was created by Roy Chapin and financed by J.L. Hudson, head of Hudson Department Stores of Detroit. Hudson was one of America's most famous makes and endured until 1957.
For more information and related vehicles, click here

VOLVO ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL DETAILS, PRICING OF ALL-NEW XC90 T6 AWD
• XC90 T6 AWD Momentum and Inscription deliver a true next-generation, luxury SUV experience
Rockleigh, N.J. (Oct. 2, 2014) -- Volvo Cars, as part of the reveal of the all-new XC90, recently announced its new trim level structure – Momentum, Inscription and R-Design –offering a tailored experience at every level. Momentum provides a well-appointed vehicle designed to meet and exceed the needs of most customers. Inscription is crafted specifically for customers that hold an addit...[Read more...]
Enhanced Kia Rio set for Paris Show world premiere
 •Enhanced Kia Rio to be unveiled at 2014 Paris Motor Show •B-segment Kia's makeover gives exterior and cabin a fresh appearance •Enhanced Rio range on sale in Europe from early 2015 Frankfurt, 29 September 2014 – Kia will celebrate the world premiere of an enhanced Kia Rio at the 2014 Paris Motor Show on 2 October, featuring a number of improvements to maintain the competitiveness of its global best-selling car. 'The Kia Rio was our best-selling vehicle nameplate worldwide in 2013...[Read more...]
EXCLUSIVE VOLVO OCEAN RACE EDITION AND V70 & XC70 EDITION RELEASED IN GENEVA
Exactly forty years after the completion of the first race, Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is celebrating the upcoming 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race by presenting another special edition of sailing-inspired cars. The fifth generation Volvo Ocean Race Edition, which includes the Volvo V40, V40 Cross Country, V60 and XC60, will be launched at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. At the same time, Volvo Cars will introduce the V70 and XC70 Editions for customers with a taste for a more dynamic look and handli...[Read more...]
BENTLEY ‘HOME COLLECTION' MAKES ITS DEBUT
Full furniture range at prestigious Maison & Objet Fair in Paris • Bentley aesthetic translated into luxury home and board room environments • Collaboration with leading Italian interiors company defines luxury lifestyle direction (Crewe, January 24) Bentley Motors presents its range of luxury home and executive furniture at the Maison & Objet fair in Paris, designed and manufactured in collaboration with Luxury Living Group, one of Europe's leading furniture makers. The collection i...[Read more...]
EPIC COLLECTION OF VINTAGE AUTOMOBILES AND MEMORABILIA EXEMPLIFIES CLASSIC ERA OF HOLLYWOOD STYLE
 The curtain will rise on an epic collection of vintage automobiles and memorabilia, June 27th to 29th as RM Auctions presents the esteemed private collection of Mr. Art Astor. A California native and 50 year broadcasting veteran, Astor is a renowned entrepreneur and passionate collector, having built one of the country's most impressive and diverse collections of vintage automobiles and pre and postwar memorabilia. Encompassing over 250 vehicles, Astor's remarkable fleet of classic car...[Read more...]
Commodore
Hornet
Italia
Model 20
Model T
Model U
Pacemaker
Railton
Rambler
Super Six
Terraplane

© 1998-2014. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.