Cars of 1928

 

 

Cars of 1928

 

A busy street in New York, 1928

 

 Automobiles of 1928 fall into what is known as the vintage era. The vintage era lasted from the end of World War I (1919) through the stock market crash at the end of 1929.During this period, the front-engined automobiles became more common .

 

Roadsters

 

This 1928 Ford Roadster cost around $500 new .

 

1928 Roadster pickup

 

Roadster is the North American term (spyder in England) used for a 2-seater lightweight car without a permanent top.

Phaetons

1928 Ford Model A Phaeton

Phaeton Cars

A phaeton is a car body style, similar to a sedan or convertible sedan, where the rear seat area is extended for added leg room or for an additional row of seating. This gives the vehicle the appearance that it is meant to be chauffeur-operated. This body type was popular up to the early years of World War II.

A 1928 Ford Model A, replaced the Model T

1928 Racing Cars

Bugatti Type 35C

 

Many of the cars races of the 1920s were won by Bugatti automobiles .Bugatti was founded in Molsheim, France by Ettore Bugatti, an Italian man described as an eccentric genius.The 1928 Grand Prix season saw the Monegasque driver Louis Chiron take seven Grand Prix victories whilst driving for the Bugatti team