Johnny Dark Woodill Wildfire #2 Found – Restoration Begins

Hi Gang… Sometimes it comes down to one piece of information….and sometimes it takes a convergence or several multiple pieces of information which together help confirm the history of the car.  Research and validation of a car’s history is what … Continue reading

Lost History Found – Meet John Dragich’s 1953 Zaba Special – Part 1

Hi Gang… At Undiscovered Classics we’re proud to have created a community that both helps with research and invites those with information about these cars to contribute – an active research and collaboration website.  And its just these unique ingredients … Continue reading

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

Victress Brochures

Victress  Brochures Catalog Featuring a Victress S1 and S4 1954 Hellings  Flyer  For  Victress  And  More Various  Years Catalog Featuring a Victress S1, S4, S5 and Dragster 1955 Sample  Letters  From  Victress … 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

1952 Maverick Sportster “Scale Models” Now Available

Hi Gang… Great news…..you can now create your own Undiscovered Classics collection and save some garage space while doing so.   Thanks to the efforts of Alex Kotyar of Esval Models and some keen rendering work of artist extraordinaire Dan Palatnik, two versions of the 1952 Maverick Sportster … Continue reading

The LeGene “Californian” Roadster – Designed and Built in San Bernardino, California: Part 1

Hi Gang… We’ve been researching this car since 2008, but it took our appearance on Ray Evernham’s Velocity TV show “AmeriCarna” in 2015 for us to finally learn what it was.  We’ve had many “adventures” here at Undiscovered Classics, but … Continue reading

In Search of the Johnny Dark Woodill Wildfire #1 – The Red One

Hi Gang… One of the most famous fiberglass sports cars of the 1950s is the lead car from the 1954 movie Johnny Dark.  Much speculation has taken place over the last many years concerning whether the car survives and who … Continue reading

Woodill Wildfire Barn Find Surfaces in France: Welcome to Retromobile 2014

Hi Gang… Each year, a show in France draws an international audience that captivates enthusiasts and professionals alike.  It’s called “Retromobile” and showcases vintage, classic, sports, and all kinds of vehicles galore (click here to learn more).  I haven’t been … Continue reading

Bob Deull’s Atlas Sports Car – Another “Californian” Mystery Car Restored, Racing & Rarin’ To Go!

Hi Gang… The “hunt” is on! Well….it’s been “on” here at Forgotten Fiberglass for about a decade, and with your help we’ve solved many a mystery – but many remain to be solved.  Like today’s story about Bob Duell’s sports/race … Continue reading

Glasspar G2 Photos and Video in Johnny Dark Film – Starring Tony Curtis

Hi Gang… If you’re here at Forgotten Fiberglass, then you HAVE to see this 1954 movie starring Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie and Don Taylor.  It’s manna from heaven if you like the handcrafted sports cars of the 1950s and includes … Continue reading

Sig Monson’s Award Winning Hemi Powered Glasspar G2: MoPar Parts ‘n People, 1954

Hi Gang… Back in 1952, Sig Monson – already a custom car builder, hands-on automotive man, and automotive dealership owner – was one of the individuals who read about the new fiberglass bodied sports car trend. But…being that he lived … Continue reading

Jim Potter – The “Rock Star” Author of Fiberglass Specials: 1961 Trend Book “Restyle Your Car”

  It is interesting to note that there probably aren’t two identical Wildfires in existence today, simply because each builder customized his car the way he wanted to.  Therefore, you’ll find Buick Wildfires, Chevrolet Wildfires, Ford Wildfires, and a host … Continue reading