Old Cars

Best Car of the Year

The automobile, as we know it, evolved over the twentieth century, with each year bringing important advances. Automobile buyers looked at new offerings each year and made choices, some good others bad. As automotive historians look back over the century, we can see the wise, as well as the foolish, choices. I am offering my choices for each year (1900 to 1999), and I am inviting you to offer yours. To learn more about Best Car of the Year, click on the blue heading above.  —  William Melvin Gardner