SOS! Save the La Saetta! My Adventures in the Days Before The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Hi Gang… This past year I was honored to present our 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.  The efforts to create a class of Sport Custom cars – the predecessors to our beloved forgotten fiberglass handcrafted … Continue reading

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The Testaguzza Brothers La Saetta – “The Thunderbolt:” Motor Life, August 1955

Hi Gang… What fun it is to share the fiberglass designs of the Midwest.  Recently, I wrote about the fiberglass cars of the Northeast in a story about the Rockefeller Yankee.  Today’s story focuses on the Detroit born and bred … Continue reading

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America’s Boulevard Sports Cars: Jim Potter’s Thoughts – Motor Life, July 1956

Hi Gang… This is one of my favorite titles for the larger and more powerful sports cars – most of which were fiberglass by ’56 – built in America.  Jim Potter, the author of this article, had been covering the … Continue reading

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Modern Plastics February 1953 – A “Gaggle” of Glass For You to Review

Hi Gang… “Watch 1953…..Plastic bodies are not only the coming thing – they have come, and they are too good not to stay”. That’s what Jim Potter, managing editor of Motor Trend wrote in December 1952 – and he was exactly right.  … Continue reading

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Manual of Building Plastic Cars – Part 1

Hi Gang… There’s so much information about vintage fiberglass cars – if you know where to look.  One of my favorite pieces of information comes from the 1954 Trend Book Titled “Manual of Building Plastic Cars”.  What a gem of … Continue reading

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