Rare & Beautiful: ’57 Byers SR100

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When they started building boats out of fiberglass, it started a whole lot of car guys thinking. One of those guys was Jim Byers. There were a lot of flaky looking kit cars that resulted from using this wonder material but Byers got it right. The Byers SR100 debuted in 1956 and was sold thru the early 1960’s.  thumbAfter Jim stopped manufacturing the SR100, he handed it off to Kellison who continued offering the body thru the early ’70s. It is estimated that 25-50 SR100 fiberglass bodies were made and just a handful have survived. BTW, Road & Track deemed the SR100 good enough for a cover car in February of ’57. Read More