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Indiana Cars: A History of the Automobile in Indiana

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Indianapolis once had more automobile manufacturers than Detroit. Movie stars and kings once clamored for specific models made only in Indiana. The state was also home to several innovations, such as tilt steering, cruise control, and front-wheel drive. These facts show the importance of the role of automotive manufacturing in Indianaís history.

Indiana Cars covers the facts, figures, and personalities that made automotive history in Indiana. This tour through history offers a look at

  • the classics, such as the Duesenberg Model J, Studebakerís Avanti, the Stutz Bearcat, and the HUMMER
  • the pioneers, such as Elwood Haynes, Fred and August Duesenberg, and Carl G. Fisher
  • the milestones in both the stateís and the nationís progress in automotive manufacturing.

Dennis E. Horvath has been an avid collector of automobile facts and memorabilia for more than 30 years.
Terri Horvath has worked as a writer for more than 20 years.

Indiana Cars: A History of the Automobile in Indiana
by Dennis E. Horvath and Terri Horvath
208 pages, $19.95 paperback (8 1/2 x 11)
87 photographs & illustrations, appendices, bibliography, chronology, index
ISBN: 978-1-49128-840-5

Our original printing of Indiana Cars: A History of the Automobile in Indiana is sold out. But, donít worry there are copies of our great book available at Amazon in the secondary market.

We would like to say thank you to all of the people who made the success of Indiana Cars possible. Thank you to the Hoosier Auto Show & Swap Meet, Inc., for having the faith in us and publishing our book. Thank you to all of the research institutions, individuals, and car clubs who furnished resource materials and photographs for this venture. Thank you to all of our fans who purchased our book and allowed us to share Indianaís unique automotive history.

Your support has allowed us to travel to many events and share our automotive heritage. We are embarking on new ventures to share the continuing story of the automobile in America. Check out Cruise-IN.com and AutoGiftGarage.com to see what weíre up to.

Click on this link to see how Indiana Cars: A History of the Automobile in Indiana is available on Amazon.