1950 Hudson Custom Commodore Six Brougham Converti

Daniel Schmitt Co.
3455 N Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO

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St Louis , MO



Year 1950
Mileage 22647
Engine 6
Doors 2
Transmission Manual
Make Hudson
Model Custom Six

Custom Six 1950

Title Status Clear
Exterior Color White/Aztec Brown
Interior Color Red


Formerly owned by Hollywood icon Steve McQueen!

One of Steve McQueens favorite cars that he drove on a regular basis

Documented well-known McQueen ownership

Presents wonderfully; remaining largely as it was under McQueens ownership

Only 22,647 miles!

Rare and desirable 1950 Hudson Custom Commodore Six Brougham Convertible

One of only approximately 700 built!

Tastefully upgraded with Hudson Twin H-Power specification 308ci engine; reputedly performed under McQueens ownership

Options Include:

Power Convertible Top

Power Windows

Windshield Visor


AM Radio

Bumper Guards With Front Bumper Over Rider

Rear Fender Skirts

New Whitewall Tires

Includes owners manual, copy of a California registration in Steve McQueens name and more!

Mechanical service just completed

One of the most unique examples that can be found on the market today with incredible ownership provenance!

A rare market opportunity and a collectors dream!

The 1950 Hudson Custom Commodore Six Brougham Convertible featured here is finished in the lovely two-tone color combination of White over Aztec Brown with a partially original red interior and beige power folding convertible top. This particular example is one of only approximately 700 built new and was acquired by Hollywood icon Steve McQueen in the 1970s. The King of Cool was no stranger to the Hudson marque, keeping at least four in his private collection with this Commodore Six being McQueens only Hudson convertible. Hudsons are known to have been one of McQueens favorite marques as he was frequently seen driving them around in Southern California. In true McQueen fashion, this Commodore Six is powered by an upgraded 308ci inline-6 with legendary Hudson Twin H-Power carburation a period performance upgrade that was reputedly performed shortly after McQueen acquired the Hudson in the 1970s. Steve enjoyed this Hudson until his passing in 1980; it was then acquired by a friend of McQueens. He stored the Hudson for many years in Southern California and maintained the condition of the car as it was while it was in McQueens ownership. More recently, this Hudson was released from the private collection of a retired CEO of a heath care organization. It presents wonderfully today, showcasing the same amount of patina and charm that first garnered Steve McQueens attention. A recent mechanical service was performed ensuring this classic Hudson Convertible will bring many years of enjoyment to its future caretaker.

Recent public sales of several Steve McQueen owned vehicles have far exceeded market value for similar cars. In 2011, RM Sothebys sold McQueens 1970 Porsche 911S for nearly $1.4 million while in 2015 Mecum Auctions sold Steves 1976 Porsche 930 for nearly $2 million! In 2019, RM sold a similar car at Fort Lauderdale for $165,000. Documented McQueen ownership has proven to yield excellent investment return and we feel that this particular Hudson Custom Commodore will continue to rapidly appreciate. This is a prime market opportunity as the Hudson will certainly yield excellent investment return for the most astute collector or investor. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.

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