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RealRides of WNY - 1957 Hudson

A close look at this 1957 Hudson Hornet Supershows that yes, it wasderived from its American Motors cousin, the Nash (it’s one of only 1,103 Super 4-door sedans to leave the factory that year). Bits were added on to the rear fender tops and quarter panel end caps to make them more fin-like, which was what 1957 car styling was all about. The front end is disguised better, but everything above

RealRides of WNY - 1952 Hudson

When the Step-Down look debuted for MY 1948, predecessors of this 1952 Hudson Hornetlooked quite futuristic, especially when parked next to the pre-war holdover models of Plymouth, Ford, and Chevy. But by this time, the Big Three had restyled their lineups, and the fifth year of this look was getting old. It was an expensive look to update, which explains why the cash-starved Hudson couldn’t

RealRides of WNY - 1957 Rambler

When this 1957 Rambler Customwas new, The Big Three (GM, Ford, and Chrysler) were still the big three in sales, but competition from other American makes was hanging in there. American Motors was making Ramblers like this one, along with the larger Nash Ambassador and the very similar Hudson Hornet (both of which which would be phased out for 1958), as well the imported Nash Metropolitan two-seate

RealRides of WNY - 1957 Hudson Hornet

It doesn’t get much more colorful than this tri-toned 1957 Hudson Hornet, seen here at the 2013 Grand Nashionals car show in Batavia. By 1957, Hudsons were not much more than restyled Nashes, the two manufacturers having merged in 1954 to create the American Motors Corporation. The ’57 models were the last to wear the Hudson nameplate, as AMC decided to cast its fate with the compact R