Edwards America 

  • $5k built in USA
  • 1954
  • 185 HP 5.3L
 
Built on Olsmobile running gear by engineer Norman Timbs, the Edwards America was envisioned by Sterling Edwards as an American alternative to Italian sports cars like the Cisitalia and Ferrari.
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Road & Track went so far as to say that, "Appearance wise, the Edwards compares to the very best of Italian imports.
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Data points Key details of the Edwards America

Price

America
$5k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

America
5 cars
LaFerrari
499 cars
Veyron
300 cars

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When introduced, Edwards had planned to sell his cars for a hefty $6,800 but, by the time they became available, $8,000 was needed to buy a car and, even at that price, the cost of construction was not covered.
Road & Track went so far as to say that, "Appearance wise, the Edwards compares to the very best of Italian imports.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Edwards
Price $4,995
Type of car Production car
Year 1954
Number built 5 cars

engine

Displacement 5,309 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas

power & handling

Maximum hp 185 HP @ 3,800 RPM

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Unknown
Rear brakes Unknown
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