About Geoffrey Hacker

Geoff Hacker is an automotive historian who is researching the history of handcrafted American sports cars - and other unusual vehicles - with a team that spans the world. Read more about Geoff's background on the Portfolio-About Us link of the Undiscovered Classics website. He can be reached at Geoffrey@UndiscoveredClassics.com Tampa, Florida (813) 888-8882

LOST CAR: Robert Monroe’s 1949 Rogue – Cadillac Powered Sport Custom Extraordinaire

Hi Gang… Here’s a story we originally published on 11/3/2011.  It’s about a sport custom called the “Rogue” by Robert Monroe.  We’re using this story to open up a new part of Undiscovered Classics – one that showcases unusual cars … Continue reading

The 1958 Thor – One of America’s Earliest VW Based Sports Cars: Part 3

—————————- Click here to all parts of this story —————————- Hi Gang… Nik Gudmunds and Jerry Ball completed the Thor in 1958.  Little did they know that they were making history by using a VW chassis and drivetrain. The VW Beetle first … Continue reading

The 1958 Thor – One of America’s Earliest VW Based Sports Cars: Part 2

—————————- Click here to all parts of this story —————————- Hi Gang… It all boils down to the name…. Tracking down people who built cars decades before has its challenges – but it always starts with a “name.”  And when the … Continue reading

The 1958 Thor – One of America’s Earliest VW Based Sports Cars: Part 1

—————————- Click here to all parts of this story —————————- Hi Gang… I love mysteries….especially when they eventually get solved. Back in May, 2010 (wow – 7 years ago!) a car called a “Thor” surfaced for sale on the Samba which … Continue reading

The Roth Collection Releases Book – A Focus on Limited Production American Sports Cars

Hi Gang… I am most honored to make this announcement. Fred Roth has been a guiding force in recognizing the importance of limited production American sports cars since the beginning – and I do mean “beginning.”  It was Fred’s interest in … Continue reading