No. . Welcome to the Hudson Essex Terraplane Club! This vintage classic is shown in a Blue Saphire Exterior and is Non-Smoking and Stored In A Climate-Controlled Garage. Fu lanciata per competere nel mercato delle auto economiche. How cool is that? Should the hydraulic brakes fail (i.e. Dit was echter het laatste model, dat de naam Essex droeg. The Terraplane 8-cylinder chassis and engine was also used in the British Railton automobiles for their initial production year 1933. For 1932 and 1933 the cars were called Essex-Terraplanes. Terraplane was a car brand of the Hudson Motor Car Co. in Detroit and existed from 1932 to 1939. 1932 Essex Terraplane Series K Standard Six Flower Car Worldwide Auctioneers Hostetler's Hudson Auto Museum (2018) Lot #35 $59,400 SOLD Aug 06, 2018 2 years ago 1933 Essex Terraplane … . $265.00. Limited commercial vehicles became available in 1933. 5 Studebaker plant on Detroit's Franklin Avenue. All common U.S. body styles were available. . Hudson Essex Terraplane Club Bob & Ramona Dittrich's 1932 Essex rumble-seat coupe Restored as close to original as possible. The instrument panel of the 1932 Hudson and Essex automobiles featured the first use of " warning lights " instead of gauges. The new line was launched on July 21, 1932, with a promotional christening by Amelia Earhart . Bob & Ramona Dittrich's 1940 Hudson street rod pickup Charlie & Sharon Harris' 1946 Hudson pickup Charlie & Sharon Harris' Bob & Ramona Dittrich's 1932 Essex Terraplane, called "Nessie," original car, 38,000 miles. [7] The 1932 model bore a slight resemblance to its Essex predecessors. The Terraplane did not have an ammeter or an oil pressure gauge. Clarion Ledger, 23 March 1935, p.7. DRIVES OK. A limited selection of light commercial vehicles were offered starting in 1933. Terraplane. In its maiden year, the car was branded as the Essex-Terraplane; in 1934 the car became simply the Terraplane. A 1932 reset of Hudson’s junior Essex line launched in 1922, the Essex Terraplane was successful enough that the Essex name was dropped for 1934 and the cars were badged simply as Terraplane through 1938. ONE OWNER LAST 60 YEARS. [19] The plant opened in 1927 and a year later a three-story building was built as a service department for Hudson and Essex vehicles. I met someone a few years back and they told me it was a roadster "[1] The special event included over 2,000 dealers who came from 40 states to Detroit, Michigan. Hudson made three cars in 1932: the regular Hudson (a full sized car), the Essex (a lower priced Hudson, somewhat smaller) and the then-new Essex Terraplane, an even smaller car. The low-priced closed model Essex coach "had promoted the sensational recovery of Hudson" as an automaker in 1922. [1], The Terraplane contributed greatly to Hudson Motor's sales during the Depression in the 1930s. A Model KU 6-cylinder on 113 in (2,870 mm) wheelbase was added. Prima del 1934 il modello era noto come Essex-Terraplane, mentre dopo tale anno la vettura venne chiamata semplicemente Terraplane. You have found the official website of the Hudson Essex Terraplane (H-E-T) Club, Inc, an organization dedicated to preserving the products of the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan (1909-1954) and American Motors Corporation (1955-1957). The Terraplane promptly began breaking stock-car records for both acceleration and hill-climbing (including a new record for an annual race up Pikes Peak). There were two complete Essex Terraplane lines for ’33, Six and Eight. La Terraplane è un'autovettura prodotta dalla Hudson dal 1932 al 1938. Hudson had manufactured the inexpensive Essex from 1919 as a lower-priced vehicle line; the company merged Essex into itself in 1922. A 1933 Terraplane 8 convertible coupe set a record for the race to the summit of Mount Washington that remained unbroken for over twenty years. Famous woman pilot Amelia Earhart came to Hudson Motor Car Co. for its christening. ESSEX TERRAPLANE PARTS LIST 7 FRONT AXLE Illus. In a few cases these bodies included styles not available in the U.S. market such as tourers (U.S. equivalent phaeton) and coupe utilities (the Australian car-based pickup truck). The Carter Two-Engine Car, All I Want For Christmas . The Essex Terraplane was introduced on July 21 by famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart, and it was this car, renamed simply Terraplane in 1934, that would see Hudson through the Depression. In the first year the car was called Essex Terraplane , the following year the name Essex fell away and from 1936 the brand was fully integrated into the Hudson range. Box 3 Essex Terraplane circa 1932. You will be very impressed. Founded in 1959 by Meritt Marks Welcome! The Terraplane's genesis came out of sheer corporate-saving necessity. (Read our Terraplane feature here.) Terraplane était une marque de voiture et camions créée par la Hudson Motor Car Company de Détroit entre 1932 et 1939 [1]. . DRIVEN TO ITS CURRENT LOCATION 10 YEARS AGO. Despite all of this success, Hudson decided to drop the Terraplane from its lineup for 1939. In the first year the car was called Essex Terraplane, the following year the name Essex fell away and from 1936 the brand was fully integrated into the Hudson range. Goodbye, Winter . For Tractor brand, see Terraplane. HUDSON. The Model K was retained. BRAKES WORK WELL AND ALL MECHANICS WORKING AND OK. PURCHACED BY MY FATHER IN 1955 AND LAST REGISTERED IN HIS NAME IN 1963. "Letter, Amelia Earhart to Orville Wright, August 6, 1932", "Hudson 1935 Terraplane Special Owners Manual", "Catalogue – Dalgety & Co. Ltd, Motor Cars, 1912", "HUDSON-TERRAPLANES – Local Bodies in Fortnight – The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. 1932 Hudson essex windover terraplane For Sale a one and only chance to purchase a rare and unique vehicle part of our motoring heritage. Knowing that a proper Vining Limited of Nelson, beginning in 1912. The 1934 Light Sports Tourer used a lightweight open four-seater body and mildly modified engine. With an Edlebrock Carb and Sanderson Headers, Paired With A 400 Automatic Transmission. . The factory assembled the vehicle chassis locally but the bodies were imported as complete units from Detroit. 1932 Essex Terraplane Model K T he Essex Motor Company was formed in 1917 and made its debut the following year as Hudson Motor Company's 'junior' companion marque. : 1882 – 1954) – 25 Jun 1937", http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-NHSJ06_04-t1-body1-d7.html, "The Great West Road Then & Now | Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society", "Fragments on forgotten makes | Motor Sport Magazine Archive", "60 years of the Terraplane | Motor Sport Magazine Archive", Terraplane history at secondchancegarage.com, Essex Terraplane Six 1933 Owner's Manual of Information, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, List of automobiles manufactured in the United States, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Terraplane&oldid=993074556, Motor vehicle manufacturers based in Michigan, Motor vehicles manufactured in the United States, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The Team Award was won by two Terraplane tourers and a Terraplane saloon in the 1933 Scottish Rally.[21]. Here is Earhart christening the Terraplane with a bottle of aviation gasoline instead of champagne: After a record-making coast-to-coast flight, Hudson officials met Earhart at Newark Airport to present her with a new convertible coupe: Earhart was not given the car she had christened, because that car was presented to one of the Wright Brothers, Orville Wright. : 1861 – 1954) – 11 Jun 1934", "RUSKIN'S BIG CONTRACTS – Terraplane And Hudson Bodies – The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. The "big Essex" would have been the [1] Although it was daring to launch a car during the Great Depression, Chapin was convinced that the Terraplane name would have "great public appeal" as it also linked with the public interest in aviation that was so prevalent at that time. Vehicles, including Terraplanes, were assembled in-house from knock-down kits. Hudson also had famous aviator Amelia Earhart helping to introduce the first Essex-Terraplane. $8.90 shipping. . In its maiden year, the car was branded as the Essex Terraplane; in 1933 the car became simply the Terraplane until 1936 when it was brought fully into the Hudson line-up. It’s not documented as such, but we believe this awesome film clip from the King Rose Archives is an excerpt from a Hudson Motor Car Company presentation at the 1933 Century of Progress Exhibition in Chicago (also known as the Chicago World’s Fair). 1932 - Amelia Earhart Launches Terraplane A big change came in 1932 for the low price range Hudson Essex models. Please call us at (866) 383-1416. The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, between 1932 and 1938. Essex-Terraplanes participated in innumerable record events around the United States, and some others around the world setting dozens of records at many venues. EssEx PARTS BULLETIN October 11, 1932. By 1936, Terraplane commercial cars were produced in larger numbers. That's why it was first choice for gangster Dillinger. The engine was so flexible that it could be driven in circles on full lock in top gear without snatching. Hudson's Essex Terraplane replaced earlier Essex range in July. [18] In 1926 a factory was built on 4½ acres of ground on the recently opened Great West Road in Brentford. Both engines had the same crankshaft and stroke. 1932 Essex Terraplane For Sale - Currently 100 to pick from. The pic in the ad matches Butler's 1932 Sports Salon exactly (note the louvers - slanted in the ad but vertical in Fogey's photos of a 1933 Open Sports), so clearly it was a 1932 model that was offered in Sweden in April 1933. The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, between 1932 and 1938.In its maiden year, the car was branded as the Essex-Terraplane; in 1934 the car became simply the Terraplane. The once-proud company had plummeted from third in the industry to seventh nearly overnight, … The lower-priced Standard Series was introduced in May 1932. I absolutely love this unrestored 1934 Terraplane. The 1932 and 1933 models still had the name Essex-Terraplane on the radiator ornament. Can anyone tell me about the 1932 pikes peak win by essex terraplane. To drive home the idea of how driving this car was like “aeroplaning”, the company engaged Amelia Earhart to launch the new auto. In het vervolg werden alle auto's door Hudson verkocht onder de naam Terraplane. A rare 1932 Hudson Essex Terraplane that reportedly was once owned by Amelia Earhart was stolen from its storage site in Orange and police are trying to track it down. Very rare and hard to find. Hudson produced the Essex-Terraplane until 1934, afterwards the brand and models were known as Terraplane. After Dominion Motors amalgamated with Universal Motor Company of Christchurch in 1919[14] the company added other marques from the United States and Britain. 92 Hudson (1) Automobile (2) Commodore (4) Coupe (2) Custom (2) Essex (4) Hornet (9) Hornet Custom (1) Hornet Super (1) Jet (1) Pickup (3) Super 6 (11) Super Eight (1) Super Jet (1) Terraplane (10) Touring (2) Traveler 6 (1) Wasp (1) .one story at a time. [9] From 1922, Sydney company Smith & Waddington built vehicle bodies for Dalgety and other companies. For South Island, Hudson and Essex vehicles were imported by W.G. In its maiden year, the car was branded as the Essex-Terraplane; in 1934 the car became simply the Terraplane. DRIVES OK. Roy D. Chapin decided to repeat the successful strategy in 1932 by producing "a very light car in the bottom price class, a vehicle which would combine style, comfort, and reliability". 1932 Essex Terraplane For Sale - Currently 100 to pick from. The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, between 1932 and 1938. Phaeton Coupe Coach Coupe Standard Sedan Special Coupe Town Sedan Standard The Hudson had the identical basic engine, but with earlier style updraft carburetor carried over, and a displacement of 254 cu in (4.2 L) due to a larger cylinder bore than the Essex-Terraplane Eight. [11] In February 1934 Ruskins Body Works of West Melbourne secured the contract to build Hudson and Terraplane bodies for the whole of Australia. Other U.S and European brands were added and after the business was sold on 30 September 1927 Vining's son formed a new business, P. Vining & Scott, and continued the Hudson and Essex franchise. [6] It was a small, but very powerful, car with a steel frame, built to exacting standards, which is probably why Orville Wright purchased one of the first Essex-Terraplanes for himself. Essex produced a small range of inexpensive open or closed top vehicles, and is often credited with popularizing closed body styles in the 1920s. The Hudson figure, it might be noted, represented a sharp decline of 55.5 percent, while the low-priced Essex suffered only a 15.6-percent setback. The 1933 Essex-Terraplane 8-cylinder cars were believed to have the highest horsepower-to-weight ratio of any production automobiles in the world, and were favored by several gangsters of the day, particularly John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, and John Paul Chase, for their lightness, acceleration, handling, and discreet appearance. HUDSON TERRAPLANE Hot Rat Rod Race Scta Coupe Roadster . 1933 Essex Terraplane . Find new and used 1933 Essex Terraplane Classics for sale by classic car dealers and private sellers near you 1933 Essex Terraplane . We’re talking about Earhart’s car, which was a Terraplane. Meet the popularly-priced Essex Terraplane, one of the hottest cars on the road in 1933. Gateway Classic cars is proud to present a stunning array of 1932 ESSEX TERRAPLANE vehicles for sale. Ive searched google to no end to try and find out what body style won the race. Production of all other marques ended when the company was acquired by Standard-Triumph International in 1954.[17]. Yet while all this was going on, there was another, more affordable make that made a splash in 1932: the new Essex-Terraplane. From 1932, the bodies came over from the United States in sections to be assembled at the Great West Road factory. Essex, Hudson's affordable companion car, had a successful beginning, but by 1931, its competitors had left the marque gasping for air. CAR IS 100 PER CENT COMPLETE. The FB... More Info › In 1938, knowing they were going to drop the Terraplane, Hudson management chose to phase out the Terraplane name similarly to how it had been introduced, and the 1938 cars were named Hudson-Terraplanes. Advertisement. For 1934 the word "Essex" was dropped and the car became the Terraplane. Find out why collectors and enthusiasts around the world visit Gateway Classi Even Hudson's Essex brand proved uncompetitive in its later years, prompting Hudson to launch a new line of compact, lightweight and inexpensive automobiles for 1932 bearing the Essex-Terraplane name. In 1922 Hudson-Essex Motors of Great Britain Limited was formed, with new premises on Dordrecht Road, in Acton Vale. Although the news isn’t quite as stunning as discovering the legendary pilot’s missing Lockheed Electra Model 10 would be, Jim Somers is celebrating the safe return of a rare 1932 Hudson Essex Terraplane that once belonged to the aviation pioneer. In 1932, Hudson begn to phase out the Essex name with the introduction of Essex-Terraplane. $75.36. Template:List of Terraplane Models The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan between 1932 and 1939. (1) Non-U.S. based parent company that owns subsidiaries headquartered in U.S. (2) Company still exists but is no longer in the automotive manufacturing business, This page was last edited on 8 December 2020, at 17:31. The Terraplane was first introduced by Hudson in 1932 as an Essex model. Hello, Beautiful! The Essex-Terraplane Eight was distinguished by having vent doors on the hood as opposed to all six-cylinder versions that had stamped hood louvers. STARTED COUPLE OF TIMES A YEAR. The fascinating history of American cars . Some of the cars entered were driven by personnel from the Great West Road factory. In 1932, Hudson began phasing out its Essex nameplate for the modern Terraplane brand name. “New Car Awaited Amelia at End of Nonstop Flight.”  Somerset Daily Herald, 2 September 1932, p. 2. 1933 Essex Terraplane 8 Hudson Vintage Classic: Gangster Car Hot Rod in Dade City, FL 1933 Essex Terraplane 8 Automobile by Hudson - Vintage Classic Dillinger Gangster car. Following the First World War, Hudsons and Essex vehicles were sold through ten concessionaires. 1932 Essex Terraplane 6 Extremly Rare for sale Current customer rating: (2.05) based on 674 votes CAR IS 100 PER CENT COMPLETE. They were inexpensive, yet powerful vehicles that were used in both town and country, as both cars and trucks bore the Terraplane name. Features: Engine Compartment Side Panels … Part No. The Dothan Eagle, 23 July 1932, p. 3. Hudson's peak was in 1929, when the company produced no less than 300,000 Hudson and Essex cars worldwide. In its maiden year, the car was branded as the Essex-Terraplane; in 1934 the car became simply the Terraplane. 6 Essex Super 6 4 Hudson 8 38 FORUM - Instructions In 1915 the Sydney branch of Dalgety & Co. Ltd became the distributor of Hudson and Essex vehicles as well as other marques for New South Wales. Essex Terraplane Sport Salon, 4-seater, english-made body with sliding roof, luggage compartment and steel wire wheels." This vintage classic is shown in a Blue Saphire Exterior and is Non-Smoking and Stored In A Climate-Controlled Garage. Only the 1933 Essex-Terraplanes were made with an optional eight-cylinder engine. For 1933 offerings were expanded. They were inexpensive, yet powerful vehicles that were used in both town and country. “The Eyes Have It.” Kentucky Advocate, 26 September 1932, p 10. The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, USA, between 1932 and 1938. A rare 1932 Hudson Essex Terraplane that reportedly was once owned by Amelia Earhart was stolen from its storage site in Orange and police are trying to track it down. With an Edlebrock Carb and Sanderson Headers, Paired With A 400 Automatic Transmission. It operated from the old No. Introduced in mid-1932, the Essex-Terraplane was created out of necessity, to save both Hudson the corporation--which had fallen from its pre-crash third place ranking in the industry to seventh--and the more affordable companion make Essex. Founded in 1959 by Meritt Marks Welcome! If you are unfamiliar with the Essex Terraplane please Google it. Hudson began to eliminate Essex in favor of the Terraplane brand; restyled cars brought out in 1932 were named Essex-Terraplane, and starting in 1934 they were just Terraplanes. The "big Essex" would have been the "regular" Essex (not Terraplane) and probably shared more body parts with the larger Hudson, than with the smaller Essex Terraplane. In 1932 only the Model K on the 106-inch (2,692 mm) wheelbase with a 193 cu in (3.2 L) 6-cylinder engine was available. ESSEX TERRAPLANE PARTS LIST 7 FRONT AXLE Illus. Terraplane war eine Automarke der Hudson Motor Car Co. in Detroit und existierte von 1932 bis 1938. Vintage car she once owned -- a 1932 Hudson Essex Terraplane --reported stolen by its current owner, has been found in L.A. Terraplane was a car brand of the Hudson Motor Car Co. in Detroit and existed from 1932 to 1939. Australian law in the early 20th Century made it impractical to import a fully assembled car and thus main bodies were built by local vehicle body builders over an imported chassis. Terraplane. Advertisement. English-designed and built bodies were built on the Terraplane frames and the cars were even entered in a number of races including the Monte Carlo Rally. Get the best deals on Vintage and Classic Parts for Hudson Terraplane when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. [1], Declining sales of the Essex, combined with the growing economic pressure and suffering from the effects of the Great Depression forced Hudson to replace the Essex with a re-designed automobile with a lower manufacturing cost and selling price. For 1932 a redesigned Essex debuted and was named the Essex-Terraplane, a play on the word aeroplane. The Terraplane name was used for both cars and trucks. The Terraplane was a cost-effective but powerful vehicle for city and countryside. The British sounding names of "Hudson" and "Essex" had made them popular in countries of the Commonwealth, and thus Terraplanes also were built outside the U.S. in Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa in low volume. The Terraplane Eight engines featured more efficient downdraft carburetion. NEEDS TIRES AS ORIGINAL ONES ON IT ARE BALD. NEEDS TIRES AS … This is the real deal Gangster and race car. the brake line had a leak in it), the mechanical brakes would be used to stop the car. Highest horsepower to weight in 33, beat everthing on the road. Part No. Hudson Essex Terraplane Historical Society The Hudson Essex Terraplane Historical Society is a 501 C(3) organization dedicated to preservation of Hudson Essex Terraplane history, heritage, and the automobiles produced and sold by the Hudson Motor Car Co. since its inception in 1909. But, despite the popular, inexpensive Essex and Essex-Terraplane (1932-38), the Great Depression mortally Template:List of Terraplane Models The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan between 1932 and 1939. Box 3 Rare riding and driving comfort $595 Essex super-six Undated. Also a Model KT with a 244 cu in (4.0 L) straight-8-cylinder was offered on the 113-inch wheelbase. Sales of the Terraplane outpaced Hudson vehicles in the late mid-1930s and it is said that Hudson management was not fond of that fact and that was partly why they chose to eliminate the car as a make. The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, between 1932 and 1938. Advertisement. [12] In June 1937 Neal's Motors celebrated assembling its 30,000th automobile: a 1937 Hudson Terraplane.[13]. In 1938, though, the line was renamed to Hudson 112; and Hudson began building cars in Canada through a contract with Canada Top and Body in Tilbury, Ontario. . Is a 1936 Ford, 1958 CHEVY BISCAYNE GLOVE BOX DOOR WITH EMBLEM, 1937 CHEVROLET TRUCK HOOD SIDE WITH EMBLEM, 1941 LINCOLN ZEPHYR V12 HOOD ORNAMENT CENTER HOOD TRIM. : 1861 – 1954) – 5 Feb 1934", "MELBOURNE PLANT'S 30,000TH CAR. Essex Terraplanes set a plethora of speed records after the nameplate's 1932 debut, including a record run up Pikes Peak in the fall of '32. Email alerts available. The new line was launched on July 21, 1932, with a promotional christening by Amelia Earhart. . “Champion Flyer Gets New Essex.”  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 4 September 1932, p.70. Hudson had a viable contender in the Essex-Terraplane. In response to numercue inqu5ries from the field concerning trunks the Essex roach and Sedan models, we have made with the Manufac— turÐnz Company, Bellevue, Ohio, to supply to Hudson-Essex distributors and dealers exclusively, a suitable trunk, Spare tire Carrier, rear bumper guard end 1932 Hudson essex windover terraplane For Sale, £35500 a one and only chance to purchase a rare and unique vehicle part of our motoring heritage . The Essex will now become the Essex Terraplane. Also a Model KT with a244 cu in (4.0 L) straight-8-cylinder was offered on the 113-inch wheelbase. “Terraplane Gift Delights Wright.”  Detroit Free Press, 9 October 1932, p. 10. According to ads, it was named “Terraplane” because it heralded something new and thrilling in highway travel, “skimming, dashing, mile-eating, safely close-to-the-road swift, smooth motion such as has not been enjoyed before except in planing on the water and air. Hudson made three cars in 1932: the regular Hudson (a full sized car), the Essex (a lower priced Hudson, somewhat smaller) and the then-new Essex Terraplane, an even smaller car. You have found the official website of the Hudson Essex Terraplane (H-E-T) Club, Inc, an organization dedicated to preserving the products of the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan (1909-1954) and American Motors Corporation (1955-1957). Essex / Terraplane 1932 USA Super Six Terraplane Essex Super 6 Series E (6 cyl., 193.1 cu.in., 70 h.p. In 1933 werd de Essex-Terraplane ook met een acht-in-lijnmotor van Hudson geleverd. For 1932 and 1933, the restyled cars were named Essex-Terraplane; from 1934 as Terraplane, until 1938 when the Terraplane was re-named the Hudson 112. Hudson didn’t just have genius marketing moves like these, it also had an outstanding product. [3], The most memorable sales slogan of the Terraplane years came from 1933: "On the sea that's aquaplaning, in the air that's aeroplaning, but on the land, in the traffic, on the hills, hot diggity dog, THAT'S TERRAPLANING".[4][5]. Feb 5, 2014 - Hudson found itself in a slump by 1931. this is only 1 of 3 examples known to exist world wide, being one of the first models to bear the immortal hudson “terraplane” brand. Kraus Publications, 1985. The Inception of One-Third of the Big Three, Two Hearts That Beat As One . In 1932, only the Model K on the 106-inch (2,692 mm) wheelbase with a 193 cu in (3.2 L) 6-cylinder engine was available. [10] Smith & Waddington built the majority of the early Terraplane bodies with some also built by Sydney coach builder G.H Olding & Sons. If you are unfamiliar with the Essex Terraplane please Google it. Features: Engine … Welcome to the Hudson Essex Terraplane Club! For 1933 offerings were expanded. For 1932 and 1933, the restyled cars were named Essex-Terraplane; from 1934 as Terraplane, until 1938 when the Terraplane was renamed the Hudson 112. The Essex-Terraplanes were available in all the common U.S. automobile body styles. [2] Terraplanes had two brake systems—hydraulic and mechanical. According to ads, it was named “Terraplane” because it heralded something new and thrilling in highway travel, “skimming, dashing, mile-eating, safely close-to-the-road swift, smooth motion such as has not been enjoyed before except in planing on the water and air. À l'origine créée comme une marque indépendante sous le nom de Essex Terraplane, on la renomme Terraplane en 1933 et en 1936 elle devient la Hudson Terraplane. 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