According to Old Car Weekly, only 5,396 1942 Hudson’s were produced as production stopped in Jan
1942 to manufacture material for the war effort. Most of the production were coupes and a quantity of
trucks while only a handful of Commodore Convertibles were produced and only about 6 with the
upgraded eight cylinder and overdrive.
According to representatives of the National Hudson Club this is the only model known to exist in
Spectacular concours worthy body off restoration finished in authentic production color 32678 –
Gunmetal (Opal) with Burgundy color leather interior. Restoration authenticity was verified by the Rocky
Mountain Hudson Club President who personally did the mechanical work on the restoration as well as
other members that worked on the car and verified NOS parts, no aftermarket reproduction parts and
original chrome. This car has been featured at the Imperial Palace Car Museum in Las Vegas and won
Best of Class at several state and National Hudson rallies.
It features an in-line eight (128 hp), an upgrade from the standard six, three speed transmission, and the
optional overdrive. Mileage on the odometer is 61,000 and the car is fully operational and street