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Old 02-07-2021, 10:25 PM   #3731 (permalink)
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What do you mean by convex? I see a prefiguring of current practice:


https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...9_1Y7A5961.jpg

As for the back slope, compare with GM's EV-1


https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...1_Dcp03502.jpg

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Old 02-08-2021, 08:35 AM   #3732 (permalink)
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Convex as in rounded on the outside (ball i.o. cavity).
Like the first gen Insight that has rounded edges at the trailing sides of the front wheel well:

(Caption not mine )

Indeed, a trunk like an EV-1.
Which was not as nice as the Biposto Coupé, by quite some margin. Still, a convertible version with Tesla Roadster 1 guts would not be bad at all.
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Old 02-12-2021, 05:22 PM   #3733 (permalink)
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Repost, but new images of the car.

Strother MacMinn's vision for winning Le Mans to come to life nearly 60 years later
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It looks like a Corvette C1 and a Triumph GT6 had a drunken romp of debauchery and this is their illegitimate offspring. I could not find any further info on it. Do you know of any? Totally sweet car!

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It looks like a Corvette C1 and a Triumph GT6 had a drunken romp of debauchery and this is their illegitimate offspring. I could not find any further info on it. Do you know of any? Totally sweet car!
I found this:

Legendary 1954 Chevrolet Corvair Dream Car recreated
https://www.oldcarsweekly.com/news/l...-car-recreated

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The “Motorama car” replica has become a bit of a fad with car enthusiasts in recent years; several of the 1954 Corvette-based Nomad station wagons (shown with the Corvair at that year’s GM Motorama) have been built, as has a copy of the 1954 Buick Wildcat II. A few Corvair replicas have been built as well, though all of them seem to be the builder’s best interpretation of what GM actually constructed, or reflect their own custom touches. There are no blueprints known to exist of the Corvair, which would be of use in constructing a replica.
More:
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https://www.carstyling.ru/ru/car/195...ertible_coupe/
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It's a nice resto-mod of the original concept. It had a boxed cavity before the Cobra Coupe.

Anyone notice the longer door on the Nomad concept? It had a longer wheelbase.
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It's a nice resto-mod of the original concept. It had a boxed cavity before the Cobra Coupe.

Anyone notice the longer door on the Nomad concept? It had a longer wheelbase.
Good observation.

I've also noticed that the black car first posted is a more modern adaptation of the concept, custom modern with giant wheels.

They lost some of the arc above the rear quarter window and vent area as well.

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