From 1912 until 1918 Willys was the second largest automobile manufacturer in the States. The 1916 Overland had a MSRP of $1,145.00, or $25,083.00 in 2016 dollars. This "model 86" is powered by a 45 hp 6 cylinder engine that is coupled to a non-sychromesh 3 speed manual transmission. Newly added features for 1916 include the "one man" convertible top, electric control buttons, electric lights and door pockets for storage. The starter is activated by a floor mounted peddle and the carburetor has a dash mounted manual choke to aid starting the engine before it is warmed up. The unit shown is complete and correct in every detail; sportimg wooden spoked wheels, 34x4 Goodrich 4-ply tires with hub caps.
The Post-War economy dictates that demand far exceeds availability and a premium is paid to a dealership or to a sales person more often than not to get any car you have your eyes on. Chrysler Corporation's value packed (entry level) model from 1946 through 1950 is the Plymouth and it comes in either of two trim choices; the P15S Deluxe and the more uptown P15C Special Deluxe. There are six body styles, including a convertible and The Woody wagon. These days a factory correct 1950's vintage Plymouth will be equipped with the 218 CID (3.6 L) engine and have a column mounted 3 speed manual transmission.
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