Bill Gaylord’s 1953 Oldsmobile full custom was quite the calling card for his business, Ga
Last month we busted out a bunch of images from the 1953 Motorama held at the Pan-Pacific Auditorium in L.A., and as promised here are some more. Lee O. Ryan, managing director of the annual International Motorama, touted that the "great array of displays" is what's new to the 1953 show. The cover of the event brochure featured an illustration of a sports car and from the brochure and photos it's obvious that sports cars, fiberglass cars, and all things futuristic were making a big impact on the car world. The program even touted a "Fiberglass Invasion". The Hudson Italia was one, if not the, main star attraction of the show. Bonneville land speed cars, custom cars, race cars, cycles, and antique cars were the norm, but a push to show the newest from Detroit and Europe was obvious and drew the spectators in.
Last month we showed you the front of Don and Jack Thompson’s maroon 1932 Ford roadster. F
Vintage Stewart-Warner gauges are one of the most coveted items for a period-correct inter
Sam Barris’ freshly built 1950 Buick full custom.