0042 - Edsel, the cars, the company, the story

Edsel - just the name is associated with failure despite the man from whom the name came being behind credited with saving Ford and inspiring great vehicles. This week Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel recount the things that led up to the failure of Edsel and talk about the cars themselves, including their role as a modern-day collectible.

For photos and more information, check out the story of Edsel on Cherry Classics.

Read our coverage of a resto-mod 1959 Edsel


Tony Barthel

Tony Barthel has been writing articles and blogs since 1996 with reviews of new cars, stories about old cars and the people who love them and finding the best car shows around for the Curbside car show calendar. He is also author of a book on event planning and public speaker on business and tourism marketing plus a YouTube creator of travel videos. Tony loves RVing and is the co-publisher of the StressLess Camping blog.