What Is a Woody Station Wagon?


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The Woody station wagon was a car body style that was popular between 1930 and 1960, featuring a wooden framed and paneled rear body section in a station wagon design. The luxury 1932 model Woody featured curtains over the windows instead of roll-up glass.

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What Is a Woody Station Wagon?
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The Woody was often manufactured in small numbers. Many Woody cars were built by coach building companies or individual carpenters for single customers. During World War II, the Woody style helped to save metal for the war effort. By the 1950's, many Woody manufacturers had switched from a wooden frame and body to wood-grain simulated panels over an all metal framework. The British Motor Corporation manufactured the last mass-produced Woody, which was called the Minor Traveler.

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