Lot 2145

1954 Kaiser-Darrin Roadster

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$89,100 USD | Sold

United States | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Chassis No.
161-001228
Documents
US Title
  • One of the first U.S. cars to feature a lightweight, fiberglass bodyshell, quite an advancement in its day; designed to take on imported sports cars such as the Triumph TR2
  • Believed to be number 288 of just 435 production Kaiser-Darrin Roadsters built
  • Intriguing post-war design with doors that slide into the front fenders, plus a disappearing convertible soft top
  • Originally dispatched in Champagne, now attractively finished in green with white leather bucket seats, matching leather interior trim, and wire wheel-covers
  • 161-ci Willys “Hurricane” inline, six-cylinder engine, mated to a three-speed manual transmission with overdrive
  • Accompanied by side curtains, spare wheel cover, and a copy of the 1963 title
  • A fascinating and highly collectible piece of American sports car heritage
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