1950s Classic Cars

The 1950s was exciting era for car manufacturers. America’s post-war designs became sleeker and models like the Ferrari gained popularity overseas. Learn about models from Bentleys and Rolls Royce to the 1950s Jeep models.

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1959 Edsel Ranger Hardtops

1959 Edsel Ranger hardtops were scarce, but the four-door sedan set an Edsel record for a single model at 12814 units. Most models are still in good supply today. Learn more about the production of this collectible car.

1948-1956 Frazer Nash

The 1948-1956 Frazer Nash was a high-performance car that's now highly collectible -- and hard to find. It was a thoroughbred driving machine all the way with no concessions to comfort or modern engineering. Learn all about the 1948-1956 Frazer Nash.

1956-1958 Dual-Ghia

Distinctive and fast, the 1956-1958 Dual-Ghia had a top speed of 120 mph. It was conceived by auto transport contractor Eugene Casaroll who formed Dual Motors in Detroit to build this limited-production convertible. Read more about this classic car.

1957-1964 Facel Vega Excellence

The 1957-1964 Facel Vega Excellence was an interesting blend of Detroit and European themes. A very heavy car both in appearance and on the scale, the engine displacement and output were generally the same as other Facel models. Read more about this classic car.

1955-1956 Chrysler New Yorker Hardtop & Convertible

The 1955-1956 Chrysler New Yorker Hardtop & Convertible has the "Hundred Million Dollar Look." With attractive styling and reasonable prices, this car is a must-have for most car collectors. Check out the handsome 1955-1956 Chrysler New Yorker.

1951 Frazer Standard

The Frazer Standard series for 1951 was the base model for Kaiser-Frazer's last model year. The regular sedan was more luxurious than previous base Frazers being trimmed to 1949-1950 Manhattan levels. Learn more about the 1951 Frazer Standard.

1950 DeSoto Custom Sportsman

The 1950 DeSoto Custom Sportsman is the most historically important of the DeSoto 1950-1951 styling generation. It marked Chrysler's mass-production of pillarless Mopars after seven experimental attempts. Read more about this classic car.

1955 DeSoto Fireflite Coronado

The 1955 DeSoto Fireflite Coronado was a springtime trim option for the Fireflite four-door sedan. The design was marked by an arresting three-tone paint job in black turquoise and white. Learn more about the 1955 DeSoto Fireflite Coronado.

1954-1959 Facel Vega FV

The 1954-1959 Facel Vega FV called a ''classy Franco-American hybrid GT'' could go up to 130 mph. Styling was probably influenced by the Simca Sport and other cars built by Facel in the late '40s and early '50s. Read more about this collectible car.

1955-1956 Chrysler C300/300B

The 1955-1956 Chrysler C300/300B was one of the most memorable performance cars ever made. The car featured the most powerful Hemi V-8 to date and was surprisingly satisfying to drive. Learn about the beautiful 1955-1956 Chrysler C300/300B.

1949-1952 Crosley Convertible & Wagon

The 1949-1952 Crosley Convertible & Wagon was one of the last of the cars "for the forgotten man" -- increasingly forgotten by shoppers in the bigger-is-better mentality of the early '50s. Read more about the 1949-1952 Crosley Convertible & Wagon.

1958-1959 Edsel Corsair

The 1958-1959 Edsel Corsair was the first step down on the Edsel price-and-luxury ladder for '58. The Corsair still retains its "loser" image to this day. Get engine details for this collectible car.

1953-1955 Cunningham C-3

A great American sporting car, the 1953-1955 Cunningham C-3 is a thoroughbred by any yardstick. It was one of two American cars named among the world's ten best designs by Arthur Drexler of the New York Museum of Modern Art. Read more about this classic car.

1958 Buick Limited

The 1958 Buick Limited contained all the styling excesses of the decade wrapped up in this bloated, over-decorated kitsch-wagon. Not for everyone, there's no bigger or flashier example of the best and worst in late-'50s American cars. Learn about this classic car.

1949-1954 Chrysler Imperial

The 1949-1954 Chrysler Imperial was known for its excellent engineering and craftsmanship. These cars were top of the line for Chrysler; however, they suffered from a poor driving experience. Learn more about the 1949-1954 Chrysler Imperial.

1958 Edsel Pacer

The 1958 Edsel Pacer was admired for its distinctive looks, speed and price. It was built alongside Fords mainly at the firm's Louisville assembly plant. Read more information on production and engine details for this collectible car.

1952-1959 Allard Palm Beach

The 1952-1959 Allard Palm Beach was an unsuccessful try at a smaller, lighter, cheaper car to replace its V-8-powered roadsters. It was built around a tubular frame and a short wheelbase. Learn more about the 1952-1959 Allard Palm Beach.

1957-1958 Chrysler 300C/300D

The 1957-1958 Chrysler 300C/300D have what are considered to be the best-looking tailfin Mopars ever. This car appeals to collectors because of the high appreciation potential. Find out more information on the stylish 1957-1958 Chrysler 300C/300D.

1953 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado

The 1953 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado was the sportiest Cadillac ever. This car has historical importance due to the high performance and exclusive design features. Get more details on the limited 1953 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado.

1954-1955 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado

The 1954-1955 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado offers lots of luxury for a Milestone car. Unfortunately, it is larger and thirstier than the 1953 model and less unique in appearance and engineering. Read why collectors find this Eldorado a good investment.

1956-1958 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado Biarritz

The 1956-1958 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado Biarritz is a highly sought-out classic. This car features a unique rear-end appearance and smooth high-speed performance. Learn more about the 1956-1958 Cadillac Series Sixty-Two Eldorado Biarritz.

1950-1959 Cadillac

The 1950-1959 Cadillacs reflected the prosperity and ambition of the era. Cadillacs of the 1950s were finned, chromed, and loaded with features inspired by the jet age.


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