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Old 09-01-2016, 12:11 AM   #2184 (permalink)
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1949 Spohn-bodied Veritas BMW cabriolet? You know what it interesting about that?

The Buick LeSabre is listed as from 1951; two years later than that, but Spohn's work looks like a cheap knock-off. The pontoon front fenders are similar to the 1947 Volkhart-Sagitta V2 but that's all lost at the windshield. Someone was using the C-shaped fender vent, but I don't recall — was it Cisitalia or Bugatti?

Moskvitch-C2 (1956)

Here's another interesting comparison. If I won the lottery I'd drive '64 T-bird with a '61 Starliner roof (and Tesla drivetrain):

Ford actually built [or commissioned] a concept car called the Italien in 1963:

So, obviously, if I did that I'd name it the ItAlien.

2nd Edit: Did anyone notice the tonneau cover on that 1939 Plymouth pickup that got the radial aircraft engine?

It's got a profile in the back that results in an internal Gurney flap. I wonder how that compares to a half-tonneau for effectiveness.

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