Since the 1800s Studebaker was a brand entrenched in America, once the largest vehicle manufacturer in the world. On this week’s podcase we follow the rise and fall of the company and some of the stand out vehicles from it’s history including the Budweiser Clydesdale wagons and the glamourous Studebaker Hawk GT and Studebaker Avanti.Read More
Join us on the Curbside car show podcast as we explore the world of the automobiles, Cherry Classics and automotive destinations.
Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry, hosts of the popular Curbside Classic Car Show podcast, discuss automotive designer Brooks Stevens, possibly one of the lesser known people in the history of automotive design but one who designed products that have absolutely influenced automotive design.Read More
Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel take a look at the golden era of concept cars - 1951-70 - and talk this week about the groundbreaking concepts that were surprisingly real-world from Virgil Exner and the Chrysler Corporation.Read More
Tony Barthel and Jim Cherry talk about the groundbreaking Chrysler AirFlows of 1934-37, a vehicle which debuted many of the features that are cornerstone components of modern car design. Even Orville Wright got involved but the public didn't respond wellRead More
One of the most influential and extraordinary vehicle designers, Virgil Exner was famous for his “Forward Look” cars at Chrysler in the 1950s. But he was ultimately fired from that job and went on to start a neo-classic wave that turned into the broughamization of cars in the 1970s.Read More