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If you like the classic 1963 split window but want something more drive-able, then consider this:

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Witness wrote: Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:42 pm https://i.imgur.com/q154O1o.jpg
The future world of 1975!
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shemp wrote: Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:37 am The future world of 1975!
Shemp! It's from 1962!



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thunderbird?
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Rob Lister wrote: Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:39 am thunderbird?
Close.

1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket

See for example: https://www.caranddriver.com/flipbook/t ... he-1950s#3

Or search for more: https://www.startpage.com/do/search?q=1 ... den+Rocket
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Rob Lister wrote: Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:39 am thunderbird?

That’s the word

As for the price. 40 twice
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Not sure if the link works.
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↑ I seem to remember (but am far from sure) that for the gfycat tags only the "name" part should be kept. Apparently I'm wrong. :(

Here's the corresponding reddit post:

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Aston Martin will make old cars electric so they don’t get banned from cities

The ‘Heritage EV’ program launches next year

Add Aston Martin to the growing list of companies using nostalgia to sell customers on the idea of an electric vehicle future. The British automaker announced this week that it’s starting a “Heritage EV” program where owners of classic Aston Martins can have their cars converted to an all-electric powertrain.

Wouldn’t this be sacrilege, you might ask? That’s an argument for another day. Aston Martin’s starting this program for a very specific reason. Cities around the world, but especially in Europe, have begun to shun internal combustion engines in favor of boosting air quality for residents. If this pattern continues, it raises the question: what good is a classic car if you can’t drive it anywhere?

Aston Martin says the technology for these conversions will be built on “key components” being used to develop the Rapide E, a super-limited all-electric sports car due late next year.
https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/6/1812 ... s-city-ban

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Another fucking piece of shit from our friends the Soviets.
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↑ A Russian prototype for a flying car? :P


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Is she as fast as her luggage?

Bond would know. James Bond. 007.
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Zildjian 23" K Sweet Ride:

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Witness wrote: Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:55 am ↑ A Russian prototype for a flying car? :P


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Sometimes, I wish we really did live in the future that people in the past thought we would live in.
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You don't know what makes their grass so green
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Nyarlathotep wrote: Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:39 am Sometimes, I wish we really did live in the future that people in the past thought we would live in.
I agree – especially when trying to get on an airplane. :mrgreen:



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Grammatron wrote: Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:48 am You don't know what makes their grass so green
The hell I don't. That's half the appeal.
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Frank Curtis with a new Kurtis Craft Sport, 1949.
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A prototype armored car from the '40s. Only one ever built. Apparently it broke down all the time and the drivers hated the thing.

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Interior of the above

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"The Schlörwagen" A prototype aerodynamic rear-engine passenger vehicle developed by Karl Schlör (1911–1997). Wind tunnel tests yielded a drag coefficient of only 0.113. Unveiled at the 1939 Berlin Auto Show, project was shelved with the onset of World War II. Germany, Berlin, 1939.
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↑ I think we can agree that this excrescence on an otherwise cool car is hideous. :cry:
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http://www.ducktapefestival.com/img/gal ... C_0197.jpg

Tah-dah!

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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:19 am apparently wooden appearance
Sounds like a UFO description… :mrgreen:

How about this one:

https://i.imgur.com/WHFwref.jpg

Typically French, you have to rub it daily with garlic to maintain the finish.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:23 am A Citroen 2CV?
https://i.imgur.com/yNkWmAV.jpg
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Another interesting Citroën:

https://i.imgur.com/Y7yhGaN.jpg

:mrgreen:
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Parking's a real bitch however.

Dipshits.

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Not in the usual sense to be sure. He probably gets out at the nearest corner, or really, with a monster like that, he's getting out in the middle of the block I expect. So, he's managed to dump his own minor inconvenience onto everyone around him.

How charming.

Oh, BTW: Why only one engine? Some dipshit that demented and wealthy I'd have thought would have gone for two or more.
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↑ Car elephantiasis.



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