The 30s was when America as a whole slowed down, things were not like in the roaring 20s when the parties were grand and the cars were functioning pieces of art. With automotive companies downsizing one Detroit-based automotive manufacturer kept the spirit of the 20s alive with their cars. The Hupmobile company was nothing short of revolutionary and first came to being during the early 1900s when the Hupp brothers showcased the Hupmobile Model 20 in 1908 at the Detroit auto show. Fast forward to years of engineering success and successful sales the Hupmobile marque was in troubled waters during the 30s due to the company not adapting to times and downsizing its offerings. With the company sticking to its guns and providing powerful and luxury offerings gives us a glimpse of 30s luxury it eventually led to the company’s downfall. Looking to own a rare slice of the 1930s? this 1930 Hupmobile S Sedan sure with a reported 54,295 miles on the clock is a numbers-matching example and is a treat to look at and own.
This 1930 Hupmobile S Sedan is one rare bird and sports a two-tone color theme with the base of the vehicle finished off in dark green and the bottom in black. The colors help showcase all its 30s design features and exterior trim which is all in place. The car also rides on wooden spoke wheels with the Hupmobile center caps present as well making this one epic survivor. While this 1930 Hupmobile S Sedan nears almost 100 years of existence stepping into the interior surely is a very close way of experiencing what it's like being a time traveler. The original Mohair interior boasts old-school comfort and all its original features with even the original tropic air heater present in the car.
In its 30 years of production, the Hupmobile 4 cylinder kickstarted the brand and took it to maker, and the straight 8 which later kept the company afloat but it's known by many that the straight 6 engine of the 20s put the Hupmobile brand on the map. Powering this 1930 Hupmobile S Sedan is a 210ci overhead valve inline 6 powertrain capable of pushing out a very impressive for the period 70hp. Power is sent to the car's rear wheels through a manual transmission.
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