The Birth Of The Allied / Atlas Swallow – The Cisitalia: Auto Speed and Sport, September 1952

Hi Gang… Where did each of our fiberglass sports cars come from?  Here at Forgotten Fiberglass, we are discussing the design heritage of the cars we’ve come to love.  We’ve even created a “Design Heritage” category that you can search … Continue reading

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Dick Jones Inspiration for the Meteor SR-1: Meet the 1949 Veritas Meteor

Hi Gang… Over a period of many years, I was fortunate to get to know Dick Jones, designer and builder of the Meteor SR-1, quite well.  During our conversations which were across the automobile spectrum, we would talk quite a … Continue reading

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Design Heritage Of The Bangert “Manta Ray” – Meet The Maserati That Raced Again (Car Craft, May 1954)

Hi Gang… Noel Bangert was one special guy – and a talented designer too.  I’ll share another article on design he penned back in the 1950’s in the near future, and you’ll see what I mean that he was an … Continue reading

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Designs That Influenced The Styling Of The Victress S1 And Glasspar G2: Part 3 – The 1939 BMW 328 Mille Miglia “Buegelfalte” Roadster

Here’s A Side By Side Comparison of All Cars In Our Story. You Can See The Strikingly Similar Lines of The Victress S1 When Compared to the 1939 BMW Buegelfalte Roadster. Note: This is the third installment of a 3 part … Continue reading

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The Vale Wright Sports Car (Motor Sports World, December 5th, 1952)

Hi Gang… I bet all of you have been waiting for a story on Vale Wright’s 1952 sports car.  Well….I’ve been waiting too!  And do I have lots of new information to share. But first… The Vale is one of … Continue reading

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Designs That Influenced The Styling Of The Victress S1 And Glasspar G2: Part 2 – The 1939/1940 BMW 328 Mille Miglia Roadster

Note:  This is the second installment of a 3 part series of articles on “Designs That Influenced The Styling Of The Victress S1 And Glasspar G2.”  Here are links to the other parts of the story: Click Here to Read Part … Continue reading

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Designs That Influenced The Styling Of The Victress S1 And Glasspar G2: Part 1 – The Jaguar XK120

Note:  This is the first installment of a 3 part series of articles on “Designs That Influenced The Styling Of The Victress S1 And Glasspar G2.”  Here are links to the other parts of the story: Click Here to Read Part … Continue reading

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