Classic Cars of 1950s

1954 MG TF: A Cozy Roadster

1954 MG TF

With styling reminiscent of pre-World War II automobiles, the MG T series cars proved to be popular, even after the war. First came the spindly TC followed by the sturdier TD. Before the streamlined MGA arrived in 1955, the TF … Continue reading

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1951 Jaguar Mark V: Little Girl’s Dream Car

1951 Jaguar Mark V

When Deb Bellingham was a child her dad was shopping for a new car and decided to take her along during his test drive of a 1951 Jaguar Mark V.  He didn’t buy a Jaguar that day, but years later, … Continue reading

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1955 Corvette

  Back in 2001, Fenwick Binder of Louisiana began looking for a “project car” that he and his son, Robert, could restore together. After hunting three years for the right car, a rare 1955 Corvette was located in Salinas, Calif. … Continue reading

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1953 CHEVY CORVETTE

On June 30, 1953, the first of a new kind of Chevrolet rolled off an assembly line in Flint, Mich. Skeptics gave it little chance of lasting. However, 60 years later the Chevrolet Corvette thrives as an American automotive and … Continue reading

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1959 Mercury Park Lane

From the very first Mercury automobile produced in 1939, the automotive brand has often been viewed as either a “junior” Lincoln or as a “senior” Ford. During the 1950s, however, Mercury styling stood alone. The 1957 Turnpike Cruiser introduced dramatic … Continue reading

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1950 Ford Sedan

One day in June two years ago, David Nittler was driving through the small town of Dilley, Texas, population about 3,600, when he spotted a blue 1950 Ford four-door sedan parked on a trailer by the road. The car had … Continue reading

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1954 Cadillac Series 62

It was at a 1996 gun show in southern Virginia when Iver Steele came across an old acquaintance. As they chatted Steele was asked if he wanted an old 1954 Cadillac. Steele was not in fact particularly interested in such … Continue reading

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