These Art Deco Cars Haven’t Lost Their Charm

Car design is a form of art just like the art you see in museums or on big movie screens. Designing a car takes precision, focus, and an artistic eye. In the 1920s and 1930s, the art deco movement began and continued on. This aesthetic movement is characterized by precise and boldly delineated geometric shapes and strong colors. It’s about showing off your car’s personality.

These decorative cars take riding in style to a whole other level. Keep reading to see some of the sleekest and sophisticated cars to come out of the past century.

The 1935 Bugatti Aerolithe Looks Like A Literal Gem

The Aerolithe was built and designed by Jean Bugatti in 1935. This light, 2-door car was only on the market until 1936. It survived for one year before it’s odd shape deterred potential buyers.

Bugatti Aerolithe art deco cars

Aerolithe, meaning “meteorite” came from the French phrase “Rapide come one aerolithe” which means “Fast as a meteorite.” There were only four Aerolithe’s ever built. In 2008, The Guild, a Canadian car restoration team, created an exact replica of this stunning car.