Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

2 of 12
BACKNEXT
1924 Chrysler B70
Automotive historian L. J. K. Setwright has referred to the Chrysler B70 as perhaps the finest mass-produced car in the world when it was introduced.

The company that made it was called Maxwell Motors. It didn't become Chrysler Corp. until 1925, when Walter P. Chrysler, who had taken over Maxwell two years after quitting his job as head of General Motors' Buick division, officially renamed the company.

A pressure-lubricated six cylinder engine capable of sustained 70 mph speeds, air and oil filters, four-wheel hydraulic brakes, tubular front axle and an internally-lit dashboard with temperature gauge were some of the car's groundbreaking features.

This car established Chrysler as "the engineering company."

Source: Walter P. Chrysler Museum

NEXT: 1932 Plymouth PA

Last updated August 03 2009: 2:05 PM ET
Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
 
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
Find Your Next Car
More Galleries
Brexit voices: In or out? CNNMoney speaks to British people to find out their views ahead of the referendum on EU membership. More
10 key facts about the U.S. economy Unemployment is down, gas is cheap and America is growing. But just how strong is it? More
10 best investing apps (and sites) Investing should be cheap, effective and easy. These products simplify your financial life. More

Special Offer