The 1952 Petersen Motorama – An Automotive Smorgasbord! Auto Sport Review (March, 1953)

Hi Gang… When’s the last time you visited a Smorgasbord?  I grew up in the ‘60s and it became a word our family used quite a bit.  These were the first “buffets” that I can remember and this is exactly … Continue reading

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The Darrin Sports Car: Road & Track, February 1953

Hi Gang… John Bond, editor and owner of Road & Track Magazine was on the cutting edge.  It was in February 1953 when official word was released from Kaiser-Frazer that the “Darrin Sports Car” would become the “Kaiser Darrin.”  And … Continue reading

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The Introduction of the Kaiser Darrin Sports Car: Kaiser Dealer News – January 31st, 1953

Hi Gang… This is the first in a series of short articles about the introduction of the Kaiser Darrin sports car.  I’ve been fortunate to be working with a great team on researching the early history of this car including: … Continue reading

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The Four Cylinder Club Introduces… The Kaiser Darrin Sports Car

Hi Gang… We’re on a quest.  A Kaiser-Darrin history quest.  When did the Darrin sports car debut?  And….when did it officially become the Kaiser Darrin 161 sports car?  Inquiring minds want to know. I know we can look it up in … Continue reading

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The Darrin Competition Sports Car – Voila! Introducing the Kaiser Darrin (PIC Magazine, January 1953)

Hi Gang… Rick D’Louhy and I are trying to paint a picture – a fiberglass picture – of the 1950’s.  To do so we’re assembling all known articles big and small.  And…. laying on top of the articles is the … Continue reading

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