Forgotten Fiberglass

Forgotten  Fiberglass

This is the home page for Forgotten Fiberglass – a division of Undiscovered Classics.  Click on the links below to learn more.

1955 Meteor SR-1 on Kurtis KK-500 Chassis at the 2010 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Owner: Dudley Cunningham.


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Welcome  To  Forgotten  Fiberglass  a  Division  of  Undiscovered  Classics
Celebrating  Postwar  Handcrafted  Automobiles


Fiberglass  Car  History  And  Marques

Generations 0 thru 4 (1930 to Present)
All Fiberglass Sports Car Marques By Year

Fiberglass  History  Timeline
Explore the Milestones of Using Fiberglass For Automobile Bodies – And More

The  Fiberglass  Story:  History  of  Fiberglass  in  America
Author: Michael Lamm
Invention & Technology: Spring, 2007


Fiberglass  Fact:  Did  You  Know…

Fiberglass,  the  Wonder  Material  of  the  1950s,  was  the
“Carbon Fiber”  Of  Its  Day.  People  Flocked  To  Car  Shows
To  See  Sports  Cars  Built  From  The  New  Lightweight  Material –
Fiberglass – Just  Like  They  Do  Today  To  See  A
Sports  Car  Built  Using  “Carbon  Fiber.”


Showcase

Forgotten  Fiberglass  Showcase
The  Best  of  Designs,  History,  Innovation  and  Importance
Handcrafted  Cars  That  Have  Stood  The  Test  Of  Time


Production  Numbers

Production  Numbers
Learn  More  About  Bodies  Created,  Cars  Produced  And  More


Photography  And  Visual  Impact

Fabulous  Forgotten  Fiberglass  Fotos
Rare and Beautiful Sports Car Specials For All To See

Forgotten  Fiberglass  Magazine  Cover  Cars
American  Specials  Featured  On  Magazine  Covers


Fiberglass  Fact:  Did  You  Know…

In Postwar Europe, Coachbuilders Such As Ghia and Touring Built Bodies For Clients and Customers alike – we did in America too but it was almost exclusively in fiberglass.

Victress, Glasspar, Byers….each of these American companies and more like them designed and built custom bodies for their clients and customers – just like their European counterparts.


Vintage  “Build”  And  Instruction  Manuals

Vintage  “Build”  And  Instruction  Manuals
Learn How Glasspar, Lancer, Victress, Woodill and Others Built Their Cars


Restoration  Guide

Restoration  Guide  For  American  Specials
So you’ve got a “Special” and want to restore it?  At Undiscovered Classics, we think it’s “Special” too.  Here are some guidelines to help you through the process.


Important  Articles  To  Read

The  Emergence  Of  The  American  Postwar  Sports  Car
The Great American Car Story NEVER Told
Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Program: March, 2015

Forgotten  Fiberglass
American Sports Car Specials
Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Program: March, 2010

Click  Here  To  View  All  Forgotten  Fiberglass  Stories
These Are The Stories We Post On Our Undiscovered Classics Website

Undiscovered  Classics  Media  Archive:
2006  to  Present
From our start in 2006, Undiscovered Classics has appeared in Media Across the World

Undiscovered  Classics  Vintage  Article  And  Media  Archive:
1930  to  2005

Vintage Media: Print, Video and More


Fiberglass  Fact:  Did  You  Know…

Nearly  forty  concept,  dream  and  show  cars  – all  built  of  fiberglass –   were  created  by  the  major  manufacturers  in  Detroit  from  1953  to  1956.  Many  of  these  have  sold  for  several  million  dollars  in  the  past  few  years.

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The  Fiberglass  Forest

Fiberglass Farms, The Glass Menagerie and The Glass house
(Coming  Soon…)


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