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1954 Kaiser Darrin 161

Price: USD $169,900
The 1954 Kaiser Darrin 161 Sport Roadster featured here is finished in stunning Onyx Black over a beautiful maroon interior and matching convertible top. This spectacular example has been meticulously restored to the highest possible standards and presents in concours condition. In February 2019, a representative of the Kaiser Darrin club personally inspected this example and determined that it is one of a very few factory Onyx Black paint examples with a trim code 888 (factory special order) interior. With stunning looks and incredibly rare colors, this Kaiser Darrin would make a welcome addition to any premier collection. We are proud to offer it to the most astute collector or investor who appreciates this rare model. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Pleasecontactone of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence. HISTORY OF THE KAISER DARRIN By 1952, Kaiser Motors was showing interest in producing a stylish sports roadster to suite the interest of Americans who had started purchasing two seat sports cars from European manufactures. Famed automotive designer Howard Dutch Darrin, who had also worked with other great marques such as Duesenberg and Packard, designed the new car with his patented sliding pocket doors and a fiberglass body to help save production costs and shave weight. Henry Kaisers wife reportedly said the Kaiser Darrin 161 prototype was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. This was enough for Henry Kaiser to give the green light for production which began in 1953, with all cars being produced as 1954 models. At a cost of over $3,500 new, it was one of the most expensive sports cars of its era and attracted numerous celebrity owners. With unique sliding doors, incredible styling and a low production of only 435 examples built, the Kaiser Darrin was one of Americas first ventures into true sports car production. It is no wonder why examples today are typically only seen in some of the words most premier private collections.

This 1954 Kaiser Darrin 161 was listed for sale on 5-27-18 07:24:57. The vehicle color is not available and VIN is not available . Kindly check ad for seller's location. Seller`s stock ID is danie406962_Kaiser. There are 1 other Kaiser cars currently listed for sale on our website. You may desire to see what other Kaiser cars are selling for by visiting our Sales Data page.

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Daniel Schmitt and Co

Location: Saint Louis, MO, United States

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