Vintage Cars of ‘The Great Gatsby’ – Locomobile Model 48

1919 Locomobile 48 7-pass Touring.- a quality conveyance for The Great Gatsby.

What Cars Would Jay Gatsby Have Really Bought? A 1919-1921 Shopping List by Igor Spajic LOCOMOBILE MODEL 48 Another old American maker of fine cars, Locomobile had started in 1899 with a steam runabout built to the designs of the Stanley brothers. The company quickly abandoned steam for internal combustion engines and embarked on building [...]

Vintage Cars of ‘The Great Gatsby’ – Pierce-Arrow Dual-Valve Six

Still among the peak of prestige - 1919 Pierce-Arrow Suburban Landau, model 48-B-5.

What Cars Would Jay Gatsby Have Really Bought? A 1919-1921 Shopping List by Igor Spajic PIERCE-ARROW DUAL-VALVE SIX A luxury car maker from the turn of the Twentieth Century, Pierce-Arrow found its forte early with the Great Arrow touring cars of 1903. Known for fine craftsmanship and conservative engineering, Pierce-Arrow was at its peak in [...]

Vintage Cars of ‘The Great Gatsby’ – introduction

Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan - what they're wearing this season!

What Cars Would Jay Gatsby Have Really Bought? A shopping guide by Igor Spajic Introduction Baz Luhrman’s new adaptation of the enduring novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald might be described as a cross between the novel ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘Moulin Rouge!’ in its approach to the storyline. Jay Gatsby’s tragic obsession with his former [...]