The 1950-1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout was a continuation of the 1949 roadster with its own special name. The Sportabout shared somewhat cleaner styling with other 1950-1951 Dodge models.

The 1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout roadster, part of the 1950-1951 Dodge line
1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout roadster.
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It should have sold better than it did at the low price, but remember that just another $100 bought a much more rakish Chevy convertible in these years.

Pluses of the 1950-1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout:

  • Good construction quality
  • Novelty
  • Scarcity
  • Strong Collector Interest

Minuses of the 1950-1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout:

  • Ho-hum styling
  • Minimal performance

Production of the 1950 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout:
2,903

Production of the 1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout:
1,002

Specifications of the 1950-1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout:
Wheelbase, inches: 115.0
Length, inches: 196.3
Weight, pounds: 3,155-3,175
Price, new: $1,727-$1,924 (U.S.)

Engines for the 1950-1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout:

TypeSize
Horsepower
Years
sv I-6
230.2 cid
103
1950-1951

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