1933 Hupmobile

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Yet another promising car manufacturer that succumbed to the Depression, Hupmobile of Detroit was founded in 1909, and held out to the bitter end in 1941.  The 1933 Hupmobile owes much of its styling to designer Raymond Loewy, today best remembered for the striking Studebaker Avanti.
 

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The Art of the Automobile: The 100 Greatest Cars 
Our review:
  Writer and photographer Dennis Adler typically produces great books, and this is no exception.  Here he lists what he regards as 100 of the finest cars of all time.  I don't take these kinds of lists seriously, but for his book it's simply a springboard to highlight some beautiful cars that are too rarely seen, from the Mercedes Labourdette Skiff with Mahogany Body to the Alfa Romeo Bat 5 to the amazing Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic-Electron Coupe.  Stunning photography, with good image quality. 
Price:  $31.50
 
9 x 11 , 256 pages, 200+ color illustrations, hardcover
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