Big, brawny brawler describes the Kurtis roadsters of the early fifties. They were basically an Indy roadster with fenders.
The Korean War went on from 1950 through 1953 and is often referred to as the “forgotten war.” It is little talked about, though for those who lived it, the memories are still vivid. Also during that same period, another conflict was threatening our shores in the form of an invasion from
Europe, and it too has been largely forgotten. Small, fast, nimble cars from Great Britain, and later Germany and Italy, began appearing on America’s highways and at airport hay bale races. They called them sports cars. Everybody wanted one even though they were noisy, cramped and rough riding.
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