Films: 1930 Hudson Great Eight: The Globetrotter
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1930 Hudson Great Eight: The Globetrotter

A 77-year-old woman circles the world in a 78-year-old Hudson.
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MR 2cv
MR 2cv

One of those people i truly respect! Great women, great car, great story!!!

Ed Wullinski
Ed Wullinski

GROSSARTIG

Lacerati
Lacerati

Please, someone tell me that this is merely the trailer for the feature-length version of this lady’s story.

Fredrik Assarsson
Fredrik Assarsson

Congratulations on the best video so far on petrolicious!
Such a sweet film, empowering and inspiring. The best.

Echt toll!

Peter Lagergren
Peter Lagergren

To do a world tour at 77 y in a car from 1930. Say no more, I just love her

stavro
stavro

I have tears in my eyes..just such a beautiful person

P-Nut
P-Nut

Fantastic story. It’s been a while since we’ve seen such a great story here. Well done. An inspiration for all of us with wander lust.

Dwight Watts
Dwight Watts

Being from Detroit and remembering the Hudson Plant, makes me proud to know that this beautiful and brave woman drove a piece of Detroit history around the world. A great story!!!

Robert in LA
Robert in LA

I am a former Detroiter as well. Apparently the Hudson who founded the car company was the founder of Hudson’s Department Store as well: the one where, almost certainly, as children you and I both rode the escalators at Christmas and saw dazzling displays of mechanical toys. My Grandfather had a late 30’s Hudson, an ‘airstream type’, but until now, I never really knew about these very early, up-right, and formable touring cars. Quite amazing.

Jaime Baker
Jaime Baker

Fantastic story! I absolutely loved it. How many of us would be brave enough to attempt this?

Jared
Jared

My goodness, what a moving story! She is such an endearing lady, full of wit and gumption. “Petrolicious: come for the cars, stay for the storytellers”.

Bill Leavens

That was simply fabulous. Thank you!

carl helmetag
carl helmetag

Jawohl! I just love this. Wonderful. Danke!

Paul Steel

Wow, incredible woman, great adventure, great story, thanks for bringing it to us.

Robert in LA
Robert in LA

What a lovely fairytale. Really charming. Told by a märchen prinzessin herself. When I was perhaps 20 years old, I drove a Honda 450 motorcycle from Boston to Seattle traveling almost entirely on 2 lane roads, and sleeping in fields and barns. When I reached Seattle, I had had so much fun that I was ready to cross the country in the other direction, perhaps to Florida. But I had to stay in Seattle and work.

JB21
JB21

I don’t know what to say, but I have to tell someone how amazing her story is. This is the best video so far! I wish her many many more happy miles!

Adrian
Adrian

Great story/video really appreciate your effort Petrolicious team, this is real life inspiration. Great job.

Catimann
Catimann

I met this lady in Field BC at a gas station. I was impressed enough to buy an old 47 Merc flat deck to make a camper out of. Maybe not around the world but a great experience of understanding the life of your elders.

Catimann
Catimann

I need to add: @ Adam Donovan, try turning on the CC (bottom right of center) and you get the english translation.
I love how excited she gets when she says it now even reaches 100!

2ar2c1
2ar2c1

so inspiring and uplifting, well done petro.

Adam Donovan
Adam Donovan

Just awesome….humbling in the profoundest sense. Wish I understood German, but it’s almost unnecessary..she puts out so much heart. May we all be more like Heidi…..

wing nut
wing nut

Inspiring, motivating, humbling, awesome. A terrific film about a captivating woman. As for the car, few are made like that today!

Dennis White
Dennis White

Tolle!

Craig Roberts
Craig Roberts

Heidi ist wunderbar!

Terrific video.

James Jensen
James Jensen

I wish I had half the cojones she has

Robert in LA
Robert in LA

While I know nothing of your circumstances, my guess is that you could travel somewhat like this if you wanted to. More than bravery it requires a willingness to sleep in your clothes on a foam mat, and bathing less often than you would like. This aspect of this kind of traveling is not glamorous. As a young man, I used to do this in ancient VWs Beetles, a VW bus, or on a Honda 450 cafe-racer. I found myself so enchanted with the landscapes of the American West and that loss of convenience and comfort didn’t matter.

Jimmy Kerrick
Jimmy Kerrick

Epic.

Gonzalo
Gonzalo

At the age of Heidi, i want to be like her!
Great history!

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