This Hudson Essex Super 6 has a newer V6 engine with a turbo automatic transmission. It needs new interior but the exterior paint is in very. For , Essex offered the Super Six Model E and available in elven different Essex sedan models also receive as much as five more inches of leg room. Essex Super Six Rat Rod A couple of buddies had seen the. Essex 2 door sedan, rare car, suicide doors, nice restoration, good body and paint.
Back in the early 20th century Essex Motor Company forged a strong reputation as the builder of reliable and sturdy cars with enclosed passenger compartments. Essex Super Six Rat Rod A couple of buddies had seen the. Essex 2 door sedan, rare car, suicide doors, nice restoration, good body and paint. models featured their most powerful engines to date with the ci inline 6-cylinder pumping out 60 horsepower. The original cost for this 2-door sedan.
Essex Super Six Boattail Speedabout by Murray (Series E) HUDSON SUPER SIX SEDAN Hudson Commodore, Motor Car, Classic Cars. This Hudson Essex Super 6 has a newer V6 engine with a turbo automatic transmission. It needs new interior but the exterior paint is in very. The Essex was a brand of automobile produced by the Essex Motor Company between While Essex added an enclosed sedan in , it was the introduction of the closed coach, priced at $1, (which in early would be Essex sales remained strong into before sales began to trend downward.
The Essex automobile was produced from through by the Essex Motor Company which was actually an owned entity of Hudson. Toggle navigation conceptcarz.
Boattail Speedabout Coachwork: Essex Chassis sedan Power was from a six-cylinder, 1931 It had a three speed sliding seddan essex Bendix mechanical brakes at all four corners. Styling was similar to the previous year's models, with a few subtle changes. Up front there was a new bronze chromium plated grid for the radiator shell.
The curved tie bar for the headlights and fenders was replaced with a straight tie bar. The double 1931 of hood louvers were now a single set that were much larger.
New sedan, hubcaps, running boards and exterior hardware were also visible on the models. Similarly Priced Vehicles. Essex: Similar Automakers Essex Models. Essex Vehicle Sedan. With the latest introductions sedan essfx youngest range in its history, the It was All rights reserved. The material may not be published, 1931, rewritten, or redistributed.
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The sharp purple paint over the exterior still presents well, with a nice shine and no glaring blemishes in sight and looks great against the grille shell up front with its silver finish. It's a stylish ride, with its wide, flowing fenders, broad running boards and very cool suicide doors. It's been kept in stock configuration, with just a bit of modernity added via its slightly inclined stance and aftermarket wheels balanced by the authentic looking vinyl storage compartment in back.
The bumpers both fore and aft look great, and the billet mirrors to each side are a nice finishing touch. The interior has been configured with comfortable regular driving in mind and offers some very nice features. The pair of gray cloth front buckets and rear bench seat provide plenty of comfort and if you take a closer look inside you'll see that with the cabin devoted solely to seating accommodations, there's plenty of room in back for your passengers to ride in comfort.
Using the original dash area layout as a foundation, a custom sheet metal panel has been added and it surrounds a full collection of Stewart Warner gauges to keep tabs on engine functions, as well as a set of very well-integrated control knobs, while just below a trio of in dash vents bring cool or warm air into the cabin as needed via a Vintage Air climate control system. Raise the hood and you'll find a very well detailed engine compartment. The cubic inch V8 inside has been decked out with a chrome oval air cleaner and there's a nice array of matching chrome accessories surrounding it.
In addition to its vintage style, this Essex has plenty of real-world drivability built in. The powerplant pairs with a 4 speed r4 transmission whose overdrive gear makes highway cruising a breeze and the upgraded front suspension offers a number of great benefits, including power rack and pinion steering for more precise handling, tubular upper and lower A-arms with front coilovers and power disc brakes that combine with those also installed in back to bring low-effort, fade resistant stops.
There's also a nicely proportioned custom aluminum radiator up front to help keep the engine cool. This well-equipped vintage Sedan rides on a set of very sharp spoked wheels wrapped with General tires. Stainless bolts, nuts, exhaust and running boards replaced the original steel pieces. These cars were built strong. A model drove 50 hours, averaging over 60 mph, in an endurance test. The company had just started producing cars with the model year. Essex was a wholly owned division, then just one car model, under Hudson Motor Company until A quick advisory note: not that the car will be able to build too much speed top speed is around 70 mph , but the wheels are wooden and the brakes are mechanical.
Quiet, slow drives down sleepy roads or a museum might be the best uses for this car. Over 1. Only five Essex cars have sold on eBay Motors in the past several years, mostly in as projects.
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