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 Designed  and  Built  By  Glenn  Hire  and  Vernon  Antoine Owners:  Donald  and  Lori  Lacer, Junction City, Kansas —   One  of  America’s  First  Postwar  Show  Cars  — Best  Viewed  In  Landscape  Mode Use  On-Screen  Arrows  To  Move  … Continue reading

Showcase: 1956 Bangert Manta Ray

Showcase 1956  Bangert  Manta  Ray Design  by  Noel  (Marshall)  Bangert Owner:  Jack  Farr,  Cresson,  Texas —  Based  on  The  Styling  of  the  Buick  Wildcat  II  Concept  Car  —   History  of  This  Car Noel Bangert launched his first car to … Continue reading

Showcase: 1956 Byers SR-100 – Jack Farr

Showcase 1956  Byers  SR-100 Design  by  Jim  Byers Owner:  Jack  Farr,  Cresson,  Texas —  The  World’s  Most  Beautiful  Sports  Car — Road  &  Track,  February,  1957   History  of  This  Car This car was originally built by two enthusiasts in the … Continue reading

Showcase: 1954 Debonnaire – Paul Sable

Showcase 1954  Debonnaire / Venture Design  By  Phillip  Egan  (from  the  Tucker  Design  Team) Owner:  Paul Sable,  Jim  Thorpe,  Pennsylvania —   America’s  Boulevard  Sports  Car  — History  of  This  Car This was one of the Debonnaire’s built by the factory.  … Continue reading

Showcase: 1966 Cannara I Special

Showcase 1966  Cannara  I Designed  and  Built  By  Ray  Cannara Owner:  Guy  Dirkin,  Ph.D.,  Clermont,  Florida —   Designed  at  the  Beginning  of  the  Wedge  Car  Movement  — History of This Car Ray Cannara, a native Floridian was a successful designer … Continue reading

History: 1958 LeMans Coupe by Strother MacMinn

History LeMans  Coupe  (1958) Design  By  Strother  MacMinn 1958  LeMans  Coupe  by  Strother  MacMinn —  The  Most  Exciting  Sports  Car  Design  Constructed  In  The  USA  In  Years — Robert  Cumberford:  SCG  Magazine,  March  1960 No other “Special” of the 1950s … Continue reading

Showcase: 1954 Victress S1 – Motor Trend Victress

Showcase 1954  Victress  S1A Design  By  Doc Boyce-Smith  and  Hugh  Jorgensen Owner:  Guy  Dirkin,  Clermont,  Florida —  The  Lost  Motor  Trend  Victress — Built  By  Fred  Bodley – Motor Trend Technical Editor History of This Car The 1954 “Motor Trend” … Continue reading

Showcase: 1952 Glasspar G2

Showcase 1952  Glasspar  G2 Design  By  Bill  Tritt 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 … Continue reading

Showcase: 1952 Voodoo Gardner

Showcase 1952  Voodoo  Gardner Designed  and  Built  By  Jerry  Gardner Owners:  Brian  and  Sue  Ford,  Christchurch,  New  Zealand —   The  Mightiest  Postwar  Special  Ever  Built  — Click on the Links Below For More Information Story: EXTRA EXTRA….The 1952 Voodoo Gardner … Continue reading