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

1927 Buick Master Six1927 Buick Standard Six
1927 Cadillac 314 B Custom Line1927 Cadillac 314A
1927 Chevrolet Outlaw Sprint1927 Chevrolet Series AA
1927 Dodge Series 1281927 Duesenberg Indy Racer
1927 Duesenberg Model X1927 Duesenberg Model Y
1927 Ford Model T1927 Ford Model-T Truck
1927 Ford Modified Roadster1927 Henney Hearse
1927 Kissel 8-751927 Lincoln Model L
1927 Marmon Model E-751927 Packard 336
1927 Packard 343 Third Series Eight1927 Packard 426
1927 Packard 4331927 Packard Eight Model 533
1927 Pierce Arrow Model 361927 Pierce Arrow Model 80
1927 Studebaker Commander Big Six1927 Studebaker Model EU Standard Dictator
1927 Studebaker President Big Six1927 Stutz Model AA
1928 Auburn 8-881928 Auburn Model 115
1928 Buick Master Six Series 1201928 Buick Standard Six Series 115
1928 Cadillac Series 341A1928 Chevrolet Beach Racer
1928 Chevrolet National Model AB1928 Chevrolet OGTS Barrel-Back Speedster
1928 Chevrolet One-Ton Truck1928 Chrysler Model 72
1928 Chrysler Series 621928 Chrysler Series 80
1928 Dodge Model M Victory Six1928 Ford Model A
1928 Gardner Model 8-851928 Graham-Paige Model 610
1928 Graham-Paige Model 8351928 Lincoln Model L
1928 Marmon Model 681928 Marmon Model 78
1928 Marmon Race Car1928 Nash Series 330 Special Six
1928 Oldsmobile F-281928 Packard 443 Eight
1928 Packard Boattail Speedster1928 Packard Model 526 Six
1928 Packard Model 533 Six1928 Pierce Arrow Model 36
1928 Pierce Arrow Model 811928 Plymouth Model Q
1928 Studebaker Commander1928 Studebaker Dictator
1928 Studebaker Fire Truck1928 Studebaker President
1928 Stutz Blackhawk Streamliner1928 Stutz Model BB
1929 Auburn 8-1201929 Auburn 8-90
1929 Auburn Cabin Speedster1929 Auburn Model 6-80
1929 Buick Series 1161929 Buick Series 129
1929 Cadillac 341B1929 Chevrolet International Model AC
1929 Chrysler Imperial Series 80L1929 Chrysler Series 65
1929 Chrysler Series 751929 Cord L-29
1929 Dodge Half-Ton1929 Dodge Series DA
1929 Duesenberg Model J1929 Duesenberg Model J Chassis
1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy1929 Duesenberg Model J Skiff
1929 Duesenberg Model SJ1929 Ford Hot Rod
1929 Ford Mac Tools Roadster1929 Ford Model A
1929 Ford Riley Model A1929 Ford Model A Special
1929 Ford Model A Station Wagon1929 Ford Model AA
1929 Ford Miller Schofield Special1929 Ford Sprint
1929 Gardner Series 1201929 Graham-Paige Model 612
1929 Graham-Paige Model 6151929 Graham-Paige Model 837
1929 Graham-Paige Sound Train1929 Jordan Motor Model G Speedboy
1929 Kissel White Eagle Series 1261929 Lincoln Model L
1929 Marmon Speedster1929 Nash Series 430 Special Six
1929 Oakland All-American Six1929 Oldsmobile Flying Cloud Mate
1929 Packard 6261929 Packard 633
1929 Packard 640 Custom Eight1929 Packard 645 Deluxe Eight
1929 Pierce Arrow Model 1251929 Pierce Arrow Model 126
1929 Plymouth Model U1929 Pontiac Big Six Series 6-29
1929 Studebaker Commander1929 Studebaker President Eight
1929 Stutz DV-241929 Stutz Model 6 Blackhawk
1929 Stutz Model 8 Blackhawk1929 Stutz Model M
1929 Stutz Supercharged
1930 American Austin Coupe
1930 American Austin Roadster1930 Auburn 8-95
1930 Auburn Indy Speedster1930 Auburn Model 125
1930 Auburn Model 6-851930 Buick Series 40
1930 Buick Series 601930 Cadillac CV Roadster
1930 Cadillac Series 3531930 Cadillac Series 452A V16
1930 Chevrolet Universal Series AD1930 Chrysler Series 66
1930 Chrysler Series 701930 Chrysler Series 77
1930 Cord L-291930 Dodge DD Six
1930 Dodge Series DC1930 Duesenberg Fred Frame Special
1930 Duesenberg Model J1930 Duesenberg Model J LeBaron
1930 Duesenberg Model J Murphy1930 Duesenberg Model SJ
1930 Ford Model A1930 Ford Model A Speedster
1930 Ford Sprint Car Special1930 Gardner Series 140
1930 International Harvester Single-Ton Pick Up1930 Jordan Motor Model Z
1930 Lincoln Model L1930 Marmon Big 8
1930 Nash Series 4901930 Oldsmobile Model F-30
1930 Packard 7331930 Packard 734
1930 Packard 740 Custom Eight1930 Packard 745 Deluxe Eight
1930 Pierce Arrow Model A1930 Pierce Arrow Model B
1930 Pierce Arrow Model C1930 Studebaker Dictator
1930 Studebaker President1930 Stutz Jones Special Indy Racer
1930 Stutz Model M1930 Stutz Model MB
1930 Stutz SV161930 Viking Eight

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’.