About Geoffrey Hacker

Geoffrey R. Hacker, Ph.D. 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 Undiscovered.Classics@gmail.com Tampa, Florida (813) 888-8882

FOUND! Mystery Woodill Wildfire in Spring, Texas Finally Reveals Itself

Hi Gang… Ted Griffin and I have been looking for this car for nearly 40 years.  Ok….maybe 40 years for Ted, and less time for me.  Ted first saw this Woodill Wildfire in much better shape in the early 80s.  … Continue reading

1949 Panache Sport Custom “Survivor” to Appear at the Cigar City Concours d’Elegance in Tampa, Florida

Hi Gang… November is going to be great fun this year – for us and those of you who are fans of Undiscovered Classics.  The Cigar City Concours d’Elegance has officially accepted the 1949 Panache Sport Custom for presentation on their field next … Continue reading

“Second Star to the Right….And Straight On ‘Till Morning:” Introducing the 1957 Galileo Special

Hi Gang… The 1950’s were filled with imaginative moments in transportation. Jet travel, high speed trains, rockets heading into outer space and cars that could fly. This was a time of ground-swelling American innovation.  The Corvette and T-Bird hit the streets changing … Continue reading

The Buick Wildfire – How Many Did Thou Build?

Hi Gang… A Woodill Wildfire with Buick body modifications?  Headlights, taillights and perhaps even more.  And we’ve found several of these.  How could they exist and what does it mean?  Let’s dive into a bit of history with a recent … Continue reading

1953 Allied Swallow Coupe Makes Its Concours Debut at Pebble Beach

Hi Gang… Another one of our “Undiscovered Classics” cars has made its debut this past weekend on the lawn of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.  This special car was an Allied Swallow that appeared in the Preservation Class and is … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS….1952 Glasspar G2 to Appear at the Cigar City Concours d’Elegance in Tampa, Florida

Hi Gang… Great news gang.  The Cigar City Concours d’Elegance has officially accepted the 1952 Glasspar G2 for presentation on their field later this year in November, 2019. We at Undiscovered Classics are excited to be showing the car on behalf … Continue reading

EXTRA EXTRA….The 1952 Voodoo Gardner is “Amelia Bound” in 2020!

Hi Gang… Great news gang. The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has officially accepted the 1952 Voodoo Gardner for presentation on the field at their event in March, 2020. We at Undiscovered Classics are excited to be jointly showing the car … Continue reading