Classic Cars

CLASSIC CARS: Parts of the 1952 Crosley roadster fit together one piece at a time | Characteristics

CLASSIC CARS: Parts of the 1952 Crosley roadster fit together one piece at a time |  Characteristics

In the late 1930s, Powell Crosley Jr. believed that the American motoring public, previously accustomed to spacious and powerful cars, was prepared for a small automobile. And he, Crosley, had just the car for them – one bearing his name.

From 1939 to 1952, thousands of tiny Crosleys were built to help satisfy the auto-hungry American public after World War II. Various Crosley models were offered, including sedans, wagons, convertibles and trucks. Roadsters were only made for four years.

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