1954 HUDSON Hornet Special Series 6D, 6-cyl., 124

1954 HUDSON Hornet Special Series 6D, 6-cyl., 124" wb

HORNET SPECIAL SERIES 6D — HORNET SERIES 7D — SIX — Hornets seemed a little more like Super Wasps this year, although the longer 124-inch wheelbase was still used. The appearance change to the Jet-like look brought an end to the front fender rocketship ornaments. Hudson signature script was seen on the fenders, but only the trunk lid had a special badge. As on Super Wasps, two-door hardtops also had Hollywood script at the high trailing edge of front fenders, above the full-length horizontal body rub moldings. Hornets had most Super Wasp equipment plus the following additions or changes: crank-type front ventipanes on all models; cast aluminum ‘high-compression’ head; electric clock; foam rubber rear seat cushions; Custom wheel discs; hydraulic window lifts (in convertibles); and special trims. Sedans and Club Coupes were upholstered in 15 percent nylon worsted Bedford cloth with broadcloth bolsters and ...

 

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