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Old 08-16-2018, 11:52 AM   #2811 (permalink)
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Old 08-16-2018, 12:42 PM   #2812 (permalink)
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Just A Car Guy: Wait... what? They really made some cool unusual one off customs for the Tour De France
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Old 08-21-2018, 12:00 AM   #2813 (permalink)
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1938 Delage. More pictures: https://www.mecum.com/lots/CA0813-16...rosport-coupe/
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Old 08-21-2018, 05:34 AM   #2814 (permalink)
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It's beautiful but I'd wager the Cd is atrocious.
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Old 08-22-2018, 02:04 PM   #2815 (permalink)
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Same/similar trailer now on ebay for sale.


eBay item number:
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1961 Holiday House Geographic
1961 Holiday House Geographic Vintage Travel Trailer Restored by Flyte Camp
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The Holiday House Geographic, is among the most desirable vintage travel trailers in the world. One of only two currently known to be in existence, the body of this trailer was designed by world renowned industrial engineer, Chuck Pelly, designer of the Scarab race car and founder of Designworks USA, which is BMW's California Studio................

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The Geo was featured on the cover of the June 2018 edition of Vintage Camper Trailers Magazine. The Geographic took the trophy for Best of Modernism at the 2018 Palm Springs Modernism Vintage Travel Trailer Show, and Best Mobile Mansion at the Pismo Coast Rally in May of 2018. The trailer has also been filmed for an upcoming episode of Extreme RVs on the Travel Channel airing August 5th, 2018. Please check out footage of the build on the "Flyte Camp" YouTube Channel.


Photos curtesy of Hal Thomas Photography, Tim Cash of Far From Earth Films, and Anna Scribner of Flyte Camp, LLC.
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Not a car, but the most aero motorcycle I've seen from the factory...

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Watching the video, it would be super easy for the back end of that thing to slide out from under you, though.
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My car buddy Bruce showed me a die cast model of that in his collection last night after the Battle of the Brits car show in Milford, MI.

He must have over a thousand scale models, and several dioramas, the largest of which about 3'x7' and is all lit up.

He said it was a special vehicle made for the 24 hours of LeMans parade (modified from a bus). I guessed that they had GoGo dancers on the roof, he said no it was a small orchestra and they had an elevator to get the performers and equipment up.

His model is in a light blue, like the Gulf blue.

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