1939: Walter H. Ahrens Named Distributor For Crosley Cars
- (August 11, 1939)
Walter H. Ahrens of Howards Grove, Wisconsin announced today he is to be the first exclusive distributor of the new Crosley automobile in this district.
This car, recently put on the market, is considerably smaller than
the ordinary and is claimed to be the most economical to run. It is
powered with a two cylinder aviation type engine that is air cooled.
Claims that the car will travel as far as 50 miles on a gallon of gas
The Crosley comes in various body styles and seats as many as four passengers. It is equipped with oversize tires and Duplex safety
glass. Speeds up to 50 m.p.h. are attained.
The car is on display at the furniture store of Walter H. Ahrens at Howards Grove.