Classic Cars of the 1950s

1958 Edsel Corsair hardtop coupe front-three-quarter view
The 1958-1959 Edsel Corsair is among the classic cars of the 1950s. See more pictures of classic cars.

Classic cars of the 1950s could be anything from opulent to odd, as you'll see by linking to the cars in the chart below.

The most-remembered classic cars of the 1950s, such as the 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, symbolized America's boisterous optimism as it emerged victorious from World War II and raced into a new age of consumerism and international influence.

Others, like the 1955 DeSoto Fireflite Coronado, brought glitz and horsepower to the masses. And some, like the 1958 Edsel Ranger, came to symbolize 1950s styling gone wrong.

Classic cars of the 1950s were not limited to the U.S., of course. Learn about England's 1952-1955 Bentley R-Type, Italy's 1953 Fiat 1100TV, Sweden's 1958 Saab and other great 1950s automobiles from around the world.

For more on these and other classic cars of the 1950s, see:

1950 Chrysler Town & Country Newport 1950 DeSoto Custom Sportsman 1950 Dodge Coronet Diplomat 1950 Dodge Coronet Woody Wagon
1950 Pontiac Chieftain Catalina 1950-1951 Dodge Wayfarer Sportabout 1950-1957 Jaguar Mark VII/VIIM 1950-54 Triumph Renown
1950-56 Rolls-Royce Phantom IV 1950-64 Rover P4 Series 1951 Chrysler Saratoga Club Coupe 1951 Ford Custom Victoria
1951 Frazer Standard 1951 Henry J DeLuxe 1951 Henry J Standard 1951 Kaiser DeLuxe
1951 Studebaker Commander 1951-1953 Hudson Hornet 1951-1953 Oldsmobile Super 88 1951-1954 Packard Patrician
1951-1954 Packard Patrician Formal Sedan 1951-1958 Lancia Aurelia Coupe & Spyder 1951-1962 Mercedes-Benz Type 300 1952 Henry J Vangabond
1952 Kaiser Virginian DeLuxe 1952 Studebaker Commander State Starliner 1952-1953 Kaiser Manhattan 1952-1954 Fiat 8V
1952-1954 Henry J Corsair 1952-1954 Henry J Corsair DeLuxe 1952-1954 Hudson Wasp 1952-1954 Lincoln Capri
1952-1954 Mercury Monterey 1952-1955 Bentley R-Type 1952-1955 Bentley R-Type Continental 1952-1958 Mercedes-benz Type 300S/Sc
1952-1959 Allard Palm Beach 1952-54 Willys Aero-Eagle 1953 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado 1953 Dodge Coronet Eight Convertible
1953 Kaiser "Hardtop" Dragon 1953-1954 Hudson Super Jet 1953-1954 Hudson Super Wasp 1953-1954 Packard clipper Sportster
1953-1955 Cunningham C-3 1953-1955 Nash Rambler 1953-1956 Ford F-100 Pickup 1953-1962 Fiat 1100TV
1953-54 Studebaker Champion Regal Starlight/Starliner 1953-54 Studebaker Commander Regal Starlight/Starliner 1953-55 Sunbeam Alpine 1953-79 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
1954 Dodge Royal 500 Convertible 1954 Hudson Jet-Liner 1954 Kaiser Special 1954 Kaiser-Darrin DKF161
1954-1955 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado 1954-1955 Kaiser Manhattan 1954-1956 Nash Metropolitan Series 54 1954-1956 Oldsmobile 98 & Super 88
1954-1957 Buick Century Convertible & Hardtops 1954-1959 Facel Vega FV 1954-55 Swallow Doretti 1955 DeSoto Fireflite Coronado
1955 Packard Clipper Custom Constellation 1955 Studebaker President Speedster 1955 Willys Bermuda 1955-1956 Chrysler C300/300B
1955-1956 Chrysler New Yorker Hardtop & Convertible 1955-1956 DeSoto Fireflite 1955-1956 Imperial 1955-1956 Mercury Montclair Hardtop/Convertible/Phaeton
1955-1956 Packard Four Hundred 1955-1956 Packard Patrician 1955-1957 Hudson Hornet 1955-1965 Bentley S-Type
1955-1965 Bentley S-Type Continental 1955-1975 Citroën DS 19/20/21/23 1955-57 GMC Suburban 1955-59 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I
1956 Studebaker Sky Hawk 1956-1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II 1956-1957 Lincoln Premiere 1956-1957 Nash Metropolitan Series 56 1500
1956-1958 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado Biarritz 1956-1958 Dual-Ghia 1956-1959 BMW 503 1956-1959 Jaguar Mark VIII
1956-57 Rambler Hardtop Sedans & Wagons 1956-57 Studebaker President Classic 1957-1958 Chrysler 300C/300D 1957-1958 Ford Fairlane 500 (exc. Skyliner)
1957-1959 Dodge D-500 1957-1959 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner 1957-1959 Imperial LeBaron 1957-1960 Dodge Pickup
1957-1964 Facel Vega Excellence 1957-1975 Citroën Chapron DS 19/20/21/23 1957-1980 Lotus Seven 1957-58 Plymouth Belvedere Convertible & Hardtop Coupe
1958 Buick Limited 1958 Edsel Pacer 1958 Edsel Ranger 1958 Studebaker President/Commander Starlight
1958-1959 Edsel Corsair 1958-1960 Lincoln Premiere 1958-1962 AMC Metropolitan 1958-65 Volvo PV544
1958-67 Saab 750GT/850GT 1958-67 Sunbeam Rapier 1959 Chrysler 300E 1959 Edsel Ranger Hardtops
1959-1960 Buick Electra & Invicta 2-Doors 1959-1960 Mercury Park Lane 1959-1960 Oldsmobile 98 & Super 88 1959-1961 Jaguar Mark IX
1959-1964 Lancia Flaminia Coupe & Spyder 1959-1971 Mercedes-Benz Coupe and Cabriolet 1959-60 Pontiac Bonneville Hardtops & Convertible 1959-61 Studebaker Silver Hawk & Hawk
1959-62 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II 1959-64 Vanden Plas Princess 3 Litre 1959-68 Rolls-Royce Phantom V 1959-73 Rover P5/P5B Series


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