My Car Quest

May 23, 2017

Car Of The Day – 1953 Victress S1A Roadster For Sale On eBay

by Mike - It is possible you may not have heard of the Victress S1A Roadster. It is the creation of early 1950s American ingenuity by men with the dream of making their own car. These American Specials rarely come up for sale and this one … [Read more...]

The Glasspar G2 – The First Fiberglass Sports Car?

by Mike - Someone commented on Facebook about The First Fiberglass Sports Car – The Kaiser Darrin where I said the Kaiser Darrin was the first fiberglass sports car - it's right there in the title. My first thought is that I could not have … [Read more...]

The Dodge Storm Z-250 By Bertone

by Mike - The 1953 Storm Z-250 was developed by Chrysler engineer Fred Zeder to evaluate the feasibility of producing a vehicle that would capture a portion of the growing American sports car market. Built on a rigid tube frame chassis it … [Read more...]

A Borrowed Design – The Atlas Swallow

by Geoffrey Hacker - To any gearhead, the names of both Bill Burke and Mickey Thompson are synonymous with speed. Yet they were both also noted innovators, and in the fall of 1952 they collaborated on one of the most beautiful fiberglass sports … [Read more...]

Spohn – Germany’s Kustom King

by Mike - Yesterday the article about the Spohn Convertible that I said was ugly created a small controversy. Some readers left comments taking exception to my description. I wrote that this car was so ugly that I couldn’t look away. I found … [Read more...]

The Very Rare Sterling

by Mike - This is a 1972 Sterling kit car which is based on the British Nova kit car. It is a fiberglass body designed to fit on a VW Beetle chassis. Designed and engineered by Richard Oakes and Phil Sayers the Nova was introduced to the US in … [Read more...]

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