Bobby Darin

The Bobby Darin ‘Dream Car’

When  fins were in.  What, a blind  spot?

Therefore  they made the rear roof all  glass

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The  1960 DiDia 150 was a luxury, custom-designed iconic, handmade car,  also known as the ‘Dream Car’ forever associated with its second  owner, singer Bobby Darin. The  car was designed by Andrew Di Dia, a clothing designer, who Bobby Darin had met whilst on tour in Detroit  in 1957. Darin telling Di Dia at the time that he would purchase the car if  he ever ‘hit it big’.

For seven years, from 1953 to 1960 the DiDia 150 was hand-built by  four workers, at a cost of $93,647.29 but sold to Darin in 1961 at a cost of over $150,000 (1.5 million  today). At the time the car was listed as most expensive ‘custom-made’ car in the world by the Guinness Book of Records. The body was hand-formed by Ron Clark and constructed by Bob Kaiser from Clark Kaiser Customs.

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