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Old 05-08-2015, 12:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Page of rarely seen prototype cars

More than likely has few or even many you've never heard of:

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Old 05-08-2015, 03:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Good to see the NedCar Access prototype again



850 kg mostly aluminium, good collision safety, flappy paddles, boasted a 4.7 l/100 km economy... not bad for a 1995 mini MPV...?

This could have been the Mitsubishi Space star, but Mitsubishi (participating in NedCar at the time) decided on a more conventional design.
In retrospect, what a miss.
Audi came up with a similar design in 1999: the A2.

That web page is very much 1995 too
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Old 05-08-2015, 04:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 05-08-2015, 04:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 05-08-2015, 07:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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That AMX is hot! I went to high school with a guy that had '69, 390 4 speed Go-Pack car. He wanted $3000 for it, which was crazy to me at the time, after all it needed paint! Ima go cry in a corner now haha.
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