The inside of that tin lizzie is sure going to look good to me!
Father says he would sooner trust his bones to us than that old tin lizzie.
tin lizzie had almost achieved the distinction for herself of having run down a major general of France.
An early Ford car, esp a Model T: It is as simple and homely as an old tin Lizzie
[1915+; perhaps because such vehicles were sturdy, dependable, and black, like the traditional ideal Southern servant, called Elizabeth]