The forties saw the American automobile industry begin to expand as the economic troubles witnessed over the previous decades came to an end. Additionally, the end of the World War 2 saw the government allow automakers to focus on producing new cars intended for sale to the public; it was time to replace the aging cars on American roads after several years of no production.
Below we will look at some of the woody cars produced during the forties.
Chrysler Town & Country
As competition in the woody car market heated up with the rebound of the economy after the great depression, Chrysler introduced their first real woody in the form of the Chrysler Town and Country in 1941. The car featured an all-steel roof, while the body was made of white ash and mahogany.