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Old 02-15-2018, 07:01 PM   #2591 (permalink)
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The first 'faster backward'?

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These actually seem viable, especially if they are air/traction hybrids. I see ol'
Tractor-Prop in the background.



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Hey, is Bombshell Betty!

She went up for sale a year and a half ago. The Barrett Jackson page is gone now (lovely high res pictures), but there's an article on hemmings with a few of the pictures in scaled-down form:

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I've stood next to Bombshell Betty, and here's proof. That's my shadow in the lower left.

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Is that a straight 8?? And how do we know it is really you in the photo?
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I've always liked 48-and-later Buicks. This one was posted on JACG recently:


http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2018/02/in-1949-buick-introduced-ventiports.html

Needs blinkenlights in the portholes. I'm also interested in the aerodynamic effects of perforated membranes. I'd seen this picture before:


http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2018/02/a-couple-more-examples-of-weight.html

But here's a new one. They both subscribe to the 'more is better' attitude. But, like golf-ball dimple, I think they should be used judiciously.


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Also, a Pontiac shooting brake. All it needs is some plan taper.



http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2018/02/the-firebird-based-type-k-concept-was.html

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you posted that, and we all thought of this:

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I thought of this, the Porsche Tapiro concept by Giorgetto Giugiaro:


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When you're driving a boat, you might as well have a boat tail?

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https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ultrabar...-three-wheels/

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1956 Inter Berline at auction
More photos here:
https://www.rmsothebys.com/en/auctio...berline/408883

The photos above look like a scale modeler attempt at making a scale model look real.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inter_Autoscooter

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The Inter Autoscooter is a French three-wheeled microcar that first appeared at the 1953 Paris Salon. Some say it was produced to compete with the Messerschmitt KR175 which also appeared that year. This is not surprising as both cars were built by aircraft companies and shared a similar cockpit and tandem seating layout.

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