Veteran/Antique/Brass and Edwardian Era
   Classic Era
   Muscle Car Era
   Modern Era
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   1917 - 1921
  1922 - 1926
   1927 - 1930
   1931 - 1933
   1934 - 1936
   1937 - 1939
   1940 - 1942

1922 Auburn Beauty-SIX1922 Biddle Model B-1
1922 Buick Series 221922 Cadillac Type 61
1922 Chevrolet Series 4901922 Dodge Series I
1922 Duesenberg Model A1922 Duesenberg Racer
1922 Ford Model T1922 Ford Model TT
1922 Handley-Knight Model B1922 Haynes Model 55
1922 Haynes Model 751922 Liberty Six Special
1922 Lincoln Model L1922 Locomobile Model 48
1922 Marmon Model 34B1922 Mercer Series 5
1922 Milburn Electric Model 27L1922 Oakland Model 34-D
1922 Overland Model 41922 Packard Twin Six Model 335
1922 Pierce Arrow Model 331922 Roamer Roadster
1922 Studebaker Big Six Model EK1922 Stutz Series K
1922 Templar A-4451922 Wills Sainte Claire A68
1922 Winton Model 401922 Wisconsin Special
1923 Auburn Model 6-431923 Auburn Model 6-51
1923 Barley Model 6-501923 Buick Series 23
1923 Dodge Babcock Custom1923 Duesenberg Model A
1923 Ford Model T1923 Ford Model T Depot Hack
1923 Ford Model T Hack Hercules1923 Ford Model TT United Parcel Truck
1923 Haynes Model 551923 Jewett Six
1923 Jordan Motor Model MX1923 Kissel Model 45
1923 Kissel Model 551923 Lexington Model 23
1923 Lincoln Model L1923 Locomobile 48 Series VIII
1923 Mercer Series 61923 Nash Type 690
1923 Oldsmobile Model 43-A1923 Packard Single Six
1923 Rickenbacker Model B1923 Stutz Speedway Four
1923 Templar 4-451923 Wills Sainte Claire B-68
1923 Yellow Cab Model A-2
1924 Barley Model 6-50
1924 Cadillac Type V-631924 Chrysler Model B-70
1924 Dodge Series 1161924 Duesenberg Model A
1924 Ford Frontenac1924 Ford Mercury Speedster
1924 Ford Model T1924 Graham-Paige Truck
1924 Kissel Model 551924 Lincoln Model L
1924 Marmon Model 341924 Moon 6-50
1924 Oldsmobile Model 30-B1924 Packard Single Eight
1924 Packard Single Six1924 Pierce Arrow Series 33
1924 Rickenbacker Model C1924 Studebaker Light Six
1924 Studebaker Special Six1924 Stutz Special Six
1924 Templar 4-45
1925 Buick Master Six
1925 Chevrolet Series K Superior1925 Diana Eight
1925 Dodge Series 1161925 Duesenberg Eight Speedway Roadster
1925 Duesenberg Model A1925 Flint E-55
1925 Ford Eliminator Special1925 Ford Frontenac Special
1925 Ford Model T1925 Ford Model T-Buck Speed Record Car
1925 Ford Model T-Gallivan Marchese1925 Ford Model TT
1925 Jordan Motor Great Line Eight1925 Kissel Model 55
1925 Kissel Model 751925 Lincoln Model L
1925 Locomobile Model 481925 Marmon Model D-74
1925 Mercer Series 61925 Packard 236
1925 Packard Model 1361925 Pierce Arrow Model 33
1925 Pierce Arrow Model 801925 Studebaker Big Six Model EP
1925 Stutz Fire Engine1925 Stutz Model 693
1925 Stutz Model 6951925 Wills Sainte Claire B-68
1926 Auburn 8-881926 Buick Master Six
1926 Cadillac Series 3141926 Chevrolet Series X
1926 Chevrolet Superior Series V1926 Chrysler Imperial
1926 Chrysler Model G-701926 Dodge Series 126
1926 Duesenberg Model A1926 Ford Miller Schofield Speical
1926 Ford Model T1926 Ford Model T Racer
1926 Jordan Motor Line Eight1926 Kissel 6-55
1926 Kissel 8-751926 Lincoln Model L
1926 Marmon Model 741926 Nash Series 230 Special Six
1926 Oakland Six Series1926 Oldsmobile Model 30-D
1926 Packard Eight1926 Packard Six
1926 Pierce Arrow Model 331926 Pierce Arrow Model 80
1926 Pontiac Boat Tail Racer1926 Pontiac Series 6-27
1926 Rickenbacker Eight Super Sport1926 Star Four
1926 Studebaker Standard Six1926 Stutz Vertical Eight AA
1926 Wills Sainte Claire Model W-61926 Wills Sainte Claire T-6

Commonly defined as a vehicle built at the beginning of 1919 until the end of 1930, this Era was dubbed the Vintage or Prewar Car Era. The start date of the vintage period was the end of WWI, but the end date was slightly debatable, as the British are quite strict about 1930 being the cut-off while the American sources prefer the year 1925 as the cut-off since it is the pre-classic car period as defined by the Classic Car Club of America. Several enthusiasts consider the classic period as overlapping the vintage period, since the vintage designation covers all vehicles produced in the period. Even more consider the start of WWII to be the end date of the vintage period.

The automotive period was in a state of transition at the time when the Vintage Era began. Beginning as a rarity in 1919, by the 1930’s it had become some quite universal. At the end of this period, automobile production was not matched again until the 1950s. Most industrialized states had constructed nationwide road systems in the intermediate years with the result, that the ability to negotiate through unpaved roads was no longer a large concern of automotive design anymore towards the end of the period.

The front-engined vehicle came to dominate during this Vintage Era, with closed bodies and standardized controls becoming the norm for auto enthusiasts. 90% of vehicle sold in 1919 were open, and by 1929, 90% were closed.

During this period, vehicles were much more convenient and comfortable. Little luxuries like an in-car radio and heating were introduced, along with antifreeze which allowed water-cooled cars to be used year-round. A common foot pedal was introduced, along with four-wheel braking and hydraulically actuated brakes. During this era, the biggest innovation to be introduced was power steering. Near the end of the vintage era, the system of octane rating of fuel was introduced which allowed the comparison between fuels. At a rapid pace, development of the internal combustion engine continued with multi-valve and overhead cam engines produced at the high end, while the V8, V12 and even V16 engines were produced for the super-rich. Society began gravitating heavily towards the vintage cars during this era.

Examples of the Vintage Car Era included the 122 Austin 7 which was one of the most widely copied vehicles ever and served as a template for vehicles worldwide. In 1924 an example of a Vintage car was the Bugatti Type 35, which was one of the ‘most successful racing vehicles of all times, with over 1,000 victories in five years’.

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