Orphan Cars


1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

What’s an orphan car? It’s a car whose parent company is defunct…out of business…no longer building cars. And while there is some confusion over the definition of what makes a car a “true” orphan car, the owners of those cars remain proud of their vehicles. In fact, there are even car shows that showcase these left-behind makes and models.

Topics in this Podcast: CarStuff, scott benjamin, orphan car, automotive