Showcase: 1953 Maverick Sportster – (to be completed)

Showcase 1953  Maverick Sportster –  (to  be  completed) Owners:  Tom  Chandler  and  Undiscovered  Classics (insert slide deck here) History  of  This  Car “The Maverick Sportster is a Land-Bound Pegasus with airborne power and cloud-like riding quality” (Maverick Sportster brochure, 1953) … Continue reading

Showcase: 1952 Manta Ray

Showcase 1952  Manta  Ray Owners:  Donald  and  Lori  Lacer, Junction City, Kansas Best  Viewed  In  Landscape  Mode Use  On-Screen  Arrows  To  Move  Thru  Photos History  of  This  Car In 1953, Glenn Hire and Vernon Antoine debuted their space age inspired … Continue reading

Showcase: 1956 Bangert Manta Ray

Showcase 1956  Bangert  Manta  Ray  Sports  Car Owner:  Hans van Ingen Schenau – Den Haag, Netherlands   History  of  This  Car Noel Bangert launched his first car to the public in 1954. Called the “Stag”, it was modeled after Indianapolis … Continue reading

Showcase: 1955 Frazer Sport Custom

Showcase 1955  Frazer  Custom:  Walter  Omelenchuk  Special Owner:  Undiscovered  Classics   History This one-off custom show car was built by Walter Omelenchuk who started building it in 1954 and finished it in 1955. Starting with a 1947 Frazer, Walter designed … Continue reading

Showcase: 1956 Byers SR-100

Showcase 1956  Byers  SR-100 Owner:  Guy  Dirkin,  Clermont,  Florida   History of  Byers  Sports  Cars Road and Track featured a Byers SR-100 on the cover of their magazine in February, 1957. John Bond who owned Road & Track felt it … Continue reading

Showcase: 1966 Cannara I Special

Showcase 1966  Cannara  I Owner:  Guy  Dirkin,  Clermont,  Florida History of This Car Ray Cannara, a native Floridian was a successful designer from the start winning a $4000 scholarship in the 1962 Fisher Body Guild contest at age 15.  At … Continue reading

Showcase: 1950 Leo Lyons Custom Mercury

Showcase 1950  Leo  Lyons  Custom  Mercury Owner:  Undiscovered  Classics History  of  This  Car In 1950, Leo Lyons had a dream of building a 2-seater coupe of unique design. His initial plans called for building 10 identical cars, so he set … Continue reading

Showcase: 1949 Panache

Showcase 1949  Panache  Sport  Custom Owner:  Undiscovered  Classics Undiscovered Classics is working to restore this Sport Custom European styled sports car.   History of This Car Sport Custom cars appeared as a postwar car movement where the design and build of … Continue reading

Showcase: 1954 Victress S1 – Motor Trend Victress

Showcase 1954  Victress  S1A – Motor  Trend  Victress Owner:  Guy  Dirkin,  Clermont,  Florida History of This Car The 1954 “Motor Trend” Victress S1A has a great individual history, but also quintessentially represents the history of the American Post-War Sports car. … Continue reading

Showcase: 1952 Glasspar G2

Showcase 1952  Glasspar  G2 Owners:  Brian  and  Sue  Ford,  Christchurch,  New  Zealand Best  Viewed  In  Landscape  Mode Use  On-Screen  Arrows  To  Move  Thru  Photos History  of  This  Car The Glasspar G2 is considered by many to be America’s first fiberglass … Continue reading

Showcase: 1952 Voodoo Gardner

Showcase 1952  Voodoo  Gardner Owners:  Brian  and  Sue  Ford,  Christchurch,  New  Zealand Undiscovered Classics is working with the new owners of our 1952 Voodoo Gardner, Brian and Sue Ford of Christchurch, New Zealand, to restore their vintage sports car.  The … Continue reading

Showcase: 1948 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

Showcase 1948 Kurtis Omohundro Comet Owners:  Undiscovered  Classics  and  Vintage  Motors  of  Sarasota Undiscovered Classics is partnering with Martin Godbey owner of Vintage Motors of Sarasota and Sarasota Classic Car Museum in Sarasota, Florida to restore and show this car.  Click … Continue reading

Showcase: 1949 Packard Monte Carlo

Showcase 1949  Packard  Monte  Carlo Owner:  Undiscovered  Classics Recently acquired in 2018, we’re in the process of researching the connection between our 1949 Packard Monte Carlo Super 8 Convertible and the 1949 Packard Monte Carlo Hardtop by Richard Arbib of … Continue reading