Supercharged Six! 1954 Kaiser Manhattan

The Manhattan was a top-end car with Frazer badging built by Kaiser-Frazer after World War II. Production of Frazer-branded cars ceased in 1951 and the Manhattan then became a Kaiser product (but as the same car). In 1954, the… more»

Middleman Marketed Vagabond: 1949 Kaiser Vagabond

As earlier generations pass from this Earth, their survivors must deal with their estates.  The problem for many of the ones tasked with closing things out is that few of them are car people.  This is where a middleman… more»

Post-War Compact: 1951 Kaiser Henry J

The small and economical Kaiser Henry J may have been the right car but at the wrong time. The assumption after World War II was that buyers would scoop up thrifty cars in large numbers. Instead, with years of… more»

BF Auction: 1951 Kaiser Deluxe 2-Door Sedan

It would generally be fair to expect any classic with over seven decades under its belt to look slightly frayed and rough around the edges. However, this 1951 Kaiser Deluxe 2-Door Sedan is an exception to that rule. It… more»

As Rare As It Gets: 1960 Kaiser Carabela Funeral Car

And now for something completely different. Have you ever seen or heard of a Kaiser Carabela? Me neither. In addition to old vehicles found in barns, sheds, and carports, Barn Finds also feature survivors, drivers, projects, parts cars, fully-restored… more»

1 of 1,315? 1952 Kaiser Manhattan 2-Door

Kaiser-Frazer Corp. was the result of a merger of two automotive independents in 1947. The Manhattan was the top-of-the-line car within Frazer until that brand was discontinued in 1951, after which the Manhattan lived on for two more years… more»

BF Auction: 1954 Kaiser Darrin

UPDATE – The seller has added more photos! Included with the car are an original owner’s manual, a factory parts list, vintage photos, and brochures. There are several strategies a car company can employ to bolster flagging sales, from… more»

BF Auction: Kaiser-Frazer Literature

If you are a Kaiser-Frazer fanatic or just a collector of interesting automobilia, this is the lot for you! Included in it are brochures for various Kaiser-Frazer models ranging from the ’40s through the ’50s, a dealership service bulletin… more»

BF Auction: 1954 Kaiser Manhattan

UPDATE – More photos of this Manhattan have been added to the gallery below! Be sure to take another look. UPDATE – The reserve has been met! The high bidder will be taking this one home. The pages of… more»

BF Auction: Kaiser-Frazer Signage

Who doesn’t love a classic automotive sign? This package includes several signs to hang on your wall, including a lovely 48-inch-long Kaiser Frazer sign. All seven items appear to be in excellent condition and would look great in your… more»

BF Auction: 1954 Kaiser Special

UPDATE – More photos have been added to the gallery below! Be sure to take another look. Such was the pent-up demand following World War II that it seemed almost impossible for an American passenger car manufacturer to fail…. more»

BF Auction: 1953 Kaiser Special

UPDATE- The reserve has been removed! UPDATE – Additional photos of the car have been added to the photo gallery below. Be sure to take another look! Classic car enthusiasts are a fascinating crowd. Those who elect to build… more»

BF Auction: Kaiser-Frazer Grille And Trim

UPDATE – Additional photos have been added below. The seller isn’t sure what year of car these grille and trim pieces go to, but they appear to be in excellent condition. Whether you are looking for replacement pieces for… more»

Factory Air Conditioning! 1947 Frazer Manhattan

One output of the Kaiser-Frazer merger in 1946-47 was the Manhattan, a top-of-the-line luxury car that led the Frazer brand. The Frazer name would disappear in the early 1950s and – soon thereafter – the company focused its attention… more»

One Year Only: 1954 Kaiser Darrin Convertible

The fifties were a fun and innovative time period in the course of automotive history, with one of the many reasons including it being the decade when the fiberglass-bodied car we all know and many of us love was… more»

DIY Pickup: 1951 Kaiser “El Camino”

At first glance, this Kaiser looks like it may have once been a Manhattan sedan. But that nameplate didn’t move over from sister company Frazer until 1952. So, this 1951 Kaiser probably started life as a Special or Deluxe… more»