1954 Victress S1A
The 1954 “Motor Trend” Victress S1 has a great individual history, but also quintessentially represents the history of the American Post-War Sports car. The Motor Trend Victress Special, has direct touch points with, George Barris, Wally Parks, Bob D’Olivio, Robert “Pete” Peterson4 and indirectly with Wunibald Kamm5 and others notable designers.
The car represents much of the Los Angeles, California scene in the early post war years. In understanding the Motor Trend Victress, you will understand an important period in American Sportscar history.