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Old 10-17-2014, 07:02 PM   #1281 (permalink)
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Old 10-18-2014, 01:17 PM   #1282 (permalink)
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They missed a chance to Photoshop little silver bags over the guy's heads. It reminds me of the Toyota Fun Vii concept. So far I prefer that. We'll see when it debuts and is no longer rolling on those space-saver spare tires.



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Heh. Looking for a picture of the Fun Vii led me to the Toyota Camette concept from 2012:



It has a variety of interchangeable body parts. http://www.google.com/search?q=toyota+camette

This one is the Kubelwagen style. The bare chassis looks like an Ariel Atom.

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Old 10-18-2014, 02:40 PM   #1283 (permalink)
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Some of these cars were way ahead of their time....

so fluid looking and nice...

....or we are just way far behind in 2014...
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Old 10-21-2014, 02:35 AM   #1284 (permalink)
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Weburbanist: Retro Rockets: 9 Outrageous Roadgoing Spaceships


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The Silvercup Rocket not only set the bar for future traveling promotional rockets, it was built better than most of them as well. Custom crafted in the truck workshops of Detroit-based Gordon Baking Company, the tubular trailer was packed with electronics to impress visitors – an estimated 100,000 of whom checked out the rocket at the 1954 Michigan State Fair...
Rocky Jones was my favorite TV show at that time.
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Old 10-21-2014, 09:53 AM   #1285 (permalink)
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You're in luck! Here it is...

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Old 10-21-2014, 03:12 PM   #1286 (permalink)
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I think I know now why it held my attention. Vena Ray's outfit predates Madonna wearing her underware on the outside.

Here's an interesting aerodynamic (hybrid) car:


2004 Toyota Alessandro Volta (ItalDesign) - Studios
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Old 10-21-2014, 06:28 PM   #1287 (permalink)
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^ Nice, but they designed it backwards.
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Ah, the tyranny of The Template. IMHO you're using it backward.

It's a Kamm-back. And the Highlander Hybrid/Lexus SUV drivetrain is reversed, anyway.
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Never built, but interesting just the same.


MORE random pics...... - Page 3207 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS
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