I suppose the romance of a rusting automotive relic is partly about what it could have been. I dream that some of the pictures on my blog will capture the imagination of a well monied automobile junkie who will surrender some coin to salvage and rejuvenate these beauties. This 1949 Hudson Commodore haunts me because its story is unknown. It seems just to be waiting.
I believe, as Jay Leno does, that not all old cars should be completely restored; only rejuvenated so they drive but only enough that the patina of old age and use remains. And isn’t that what this Hudson says? There are so many good parts to this car still intact.
But it does take a special kind of person, very patient and in love with the history of this fine beast to consider retrieving it from the metal heap. I wonder what it takes to motivate someone to consider salvaging such a beauty? Tell me on a comment?
But imagine, if you will, what it could be: