19 October 2014

Southward hood ornaments

Half a dozen shining harbingers of automotive luxury, from the collection of the Southward Car Museum on the outskirts of Paraparaumu, taken this afternoon. This sort of motoring garnish fell out of favour with car designers once people realised that they had a habit of impaling pedestrians involved in car accidents.

1935 Packard One-Twenty Sedan

1936 Hispano Suiza K6 Sedan

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre Tourer

1934 Chevrolet Sedan

1954 Chevrolet 210 Sedan

1930 La Salle 8-Cylinder V Type
See also:
Blog: National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, 7 December 2013
Blog: Omaka Classic Car Collection, 29 January 2012
Blog: Southward Car Museum, 29 June 2009

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