1950s Classic Kaiser Cars

The 1950s Classic Kaiser Cars Channel covers popular antique Kaisers from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of different 1950s classic Kaiser cars.

One of Kaiser-Frazer's legacies to the industry was its novel hardtop, the 1950 Kaiser Virginian, patterned after the unique K-F convertibles and personifying "The Southern Spirit of Pride and Importance". Learn about its marketing campaign and get specs.

The 1951-1953 Kaiser Traveler was the brainchild of entrepreneur Henry J. Kaiser -- who, it was said, averaged about 100 ideas an hour and about one of them was good. See why this car is the granddaddy of the modern hatchback and get specs for this classic.

The 1951 and 1953 Kaiser Dragon was introduced to the public with unique colors and textures, but that did not keep the car from becoming a marketplace flop. Read on to learn more about the Kaiser Dragon.

What upstart Kaiser needed was a full car line. What it had was a single four-door sedan. What it got - the Traveler and Vagabond - was as much as could be expected under the circumstances. Check out the 1949-1953 Kaiser Traveler and Vagabond.

The 1954 Kaiser-Darrin was the vision of American builder Howard 'Dutch' Darrin. Darrin was a legendary custom coach-builder and the only U.S. designer to get his name on a postwar production car. Read about Darrin's obstacles see pictures of the rare car.

The 1954 Kaiser-Darrin Roadster was long, low, and utterly unique in appearance, featuring a unique grille and even sliding doors. Though unique and stylish, it ultimately never sold well and only 435 units were made. Check out this classic.

Even though it wasn't a true hardtop, the 1953 "Hardtop" Dragon was the most luxurious Kaiser ever built. Learn about this classic car and discover all about this auto's production facts and specifications.

The 1951 Kaiser DeLuxe had a daring style departure in its day and was the top-line in Kaiser's second-generation lineup. Learn more about this classic car and discover its production facts and specifications.

The 1952-1953 Kaiser Manhattan is one of the nicest Kaisers to drive: roomy and remarkably frugal with gas. Learn more about this classic car and discover its engine types and other information.

The 1954-1955 Kaiser Manhattan was a remarkably successful facelift on the 1951 design. It wasn't enough to save Kaiser, however, and production ceased before the end of the model year.

The 1954 Kaiser Specials were made in such little numbers that the model is now a desirable collectible. Learn about this rare classic car and discover its pluses, minuses, production facts, specifications, engine types, and more information.

The 1952 Kaiser Virginian DeLuxe's beautiful styling may be the best among early-1950s domestics. Composed of leftover 1951s with new serial numbers and badges, it was withdrawn after the "genuine" 1952s were ready.

The 1954 Kaiser-Darrin DKF161 Howard "Dutch" Darrin's dramatic sliding-door sports car is a guaranteed showstopper. Learn about this eye-catching classic car and its specs.