1952 Maverick Speedster news, pictures, and information
Chassis Num: 1
Glawin's personal car, the first of seven cars produced, came without doors, hood or deck. Louvered, removable access panels were mounted on the fenders. They were used for normal maintenance and to add fluids.
Before he built the second car, however, Galdwin modified #1 and gave it a hood and permanent body mounts. It was not an 'all weather' car since it never had a top or windshield wipers although plans called for such items as a top, doors and a rumble seat. Seven complete cars were sold during the company's tenure from 1952 to 1968, as well as an unspecified number of shells.
This example was the #1 car. It was attached to the 1940 LaSalle frame and originally had a flathead Cadillac motor. It was later updated with a hood and the same Eldorado motor as the rest of the cars. To date, it is the only example of the car that has surfaced.
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