DESOTO

1929 DeSoto Roadster

Immediately after World War II, most cars being produced were rehashes of pre-war models but as the fifties arrived new models and engines became more prevalent. After rationalisations, mergers and some fallings-by-the-wayside during the early fifties the choice of models was reduced to a more manageable number and technical progress More

BMW 303

1933 BMW 303 Saloon

BMW – the Bayerische Motoren Werke – launched their first ‘300 Series car’ in 1933. The company’s start as a manufacturer of motor vehicles goes back to 1928 when they acquired the Dixi marque produced at Eisenach. Prior to its entry into car manufacture BMW produced aero engines and motorcycles More

AC ACE

1953 AC Ace

AC Cars re-entered the car market in 1947 with a rehash of the Thames Ditton, England pre-WW II model which was powered by a 2.0-litre overhead-cam straight-six engine. It was not, however, until 1953 when they released their new sports car that the company established its reputation as a sports More