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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1952 - 1954
Numbers built:20
Price new:$10,000
Designed by:Vignale
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 08, 2014
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Chassis 5206 One of Cunningham's first customers was Mercury Marine owner and NASCAR team owner Carl Kiekhaefer. He acquired the prototype C-3, which was fitted with the American coachwork but he soon traded it in for this car, the very first Vignale bodied Cunningham. Most likely for ta>>>

Chassis 5210 The rolling chassis of this C-3 was completed in April of 1952 and sent to Vignale in Italy. It returned in September of that year and was retained by Cunningham as a factory demonstrator. As a result, it appears in various contemporary magazines. In 1953, it was eventually >>>

Chassis 5211 Originally finished in an unusual single-tone finish of black over black, this Cunningham C-3 was delivered to its first owner in December of 1952. The car was equipped with a high performance engine, which included polished heads, stronger valve springs and high compression>>>

Chassis 5222 Delivered to its first owner in 1953, this Cunningham C-3 was finished in a rather unusual three-tone paintscheme with a brown upper panel, a maroon main panel and a tan sail panel. Like almost all other Cunninghams, chassis 5222 has remained in the United States throughout >>>

Chassis 5226 Chassis 5226 arrived back from its sojourn to Vignale in Italy in March of 1953 and following final assembly and a tune-up was delivered new to its first owner in May. This was Kansas oil magnate, amateur racing and Indy car team owner Jack B. Hinkle. He owned the car for fo>>>

Chassis 5228 One of the final Cunningham C-3s built, this example was delivered new to a Dr. Kane of New York in 1954. Sadly, he could enjoy the car only briefly as he passed away a few years later. The same could certainly not be said of the subsequent owner, an airline mechanic from th>>>

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