Old Cars is turning 50. In honor of 50 years of the privilege of bringing the old cars hobby to our valued and faithful readers, Old Cars will revisit 50 of our past featured cars in 50 days, to commemorate the half-century of Old Cars. Here's to fifty more years of Old Cars!
DAY FORTY-ONE: 1953 Hudson Hornet
Brad Kennedy knew the 1953 Hudson Hornet had been sitting idle in his mother-in-law’s garage for more than 40 years by the time Kennedy found out he and his wife were in line to eventually get the car. That day finally came in 2013, when the amazing light gray sedan finally saw the light of day and began its second life.
The Hornet shows 40,000-plus miles on the clock and is a true time machine. Except for a few general maintenance items, everything is original — paint, engine, interior. Kennedy even has the original keys, and all the paperwork from the dealer where it was sold.
Kennedy’s Hornet carries its original stock six-cylinder with the single carburetor and Hydra-Matic automatic transmission. It was one of 27,208 Hornets built for the model year, which makes it slightly rarer than the 1951 and ‘52 models, which shared its same sheet metal and body style.
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