Born out of corporate competition, the Edwards America was intended to go nose to nose with the best Europe had to offer, using only American components and ingenuity. Sterling Edwards, heir to a steel cable business, worked with Phil Remington, one of the creators of the Ford GT-40, out of South San Francisco and produced this, the 1954 Edwards America Coupe.
A hand-laid fiberglass body was used to reduce costs, and was wrapped around a frame containing a Lincoln 317 ci V8 engine. Including the prototype, only five of these cars were produced. It’s said to have had five owners in the last 59 years, and is an investment-worthy vehicle.
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