This car was purchased new in Long Beach, CA by Jack Kenton. He took the car to Kansas in the early 1940's. It was purchased by Everett Miller of Missouri in the 1950's. Then purchased by Walter Bricker in 1960. He was the president of the Hupmobile Society.
The car was designed by Raymond Lowey. He designed many logos for gas companies and is known to have designed the Coke bottle. The car features mohair and broadcloth interior. There are vases for flowers and a radio with antenna underneath the car. The waterfall grill is also a noted feature.
The car has won 1st in class at Meadow Brook in 2004, Junior-Hershey 1998, Senior-Hershey 1999, Preservation-Hershey 2000, Senior grand Nationals 2001.
The Hupmobile Model F was produced from 1932 through 1934, designed by Raymond Loewy, and fitted with an eight-cylinder engine. The engine displaced either 20.7- or 261.5 cubic-inches. For 1933, the design was basically unchanged but the 250 engine was dropped. During this time, the Great Depression was in full effect and overall production continued to drop.
For 1934, Hupmobile offered both the Six and Eight Models. Total 1934 production was 9,420.
By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2008