1950–1959 years

Model of the car: Ferguson R4, 1954

In 1954, this dumpy-looking sedan was probably the most advanced, and safest, family car in…

Model of the car: Cadillac El Camino, 1954

There’s an embarrassment of riches when it comes to extraordinary Cadillacs, but this racy number…

Model of the car: Bertone Alfa Romeo Bat 7, 1954

BAT stands for Berlinetta Aerodinamica Tecnica—the codename given to three experimental Alfa Romeo 1900s, each…

Model of the car: Jowett Jupiter R4, 1953

Motoring history is littered with marques that failed despite customer loyalty and interesting products. Jowett…

Model of the car: Isetta (buble) BMW, 1953

Bubble cars were a European fad in the 1950s. These tiny, cramped contraptions offered minimal…