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    Virtually every concept car, up until recently,...

    Virtually every concept car, up until recently, was crushed shortly after the show season. There was a very logical reason for this: tax purposes. The car companies did not want to have to pay...
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    While there may be some confusion over naming...

    While there may be some confusion over naming specifics (and it wouldn't be the first time, see John Motzart's win with his Voisin in 2002 that led to speculation of incorrect model designation), the...
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    Those press CD's usually don't have anything...

    Those press CD's usually don't have anything interesting on them, maybe a fefw publicity pictures, but that is about it. If you ask the press people at Pebble Beach Concours they can provide you...
  4. Thread: Bucciali

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    Sleeve valve double straight 8 engine (two...

    Sleeve valve double straight 8 engine (two crankshafts that is) and front wheel drive. Bucciali's were made in France from 1922-1933 and were also know as "Bucs" early on. Very fast and almost...
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    Its the 1932 Daimler Double Six Martin Walter...

    Its the 1932 Daimler Double Six Martin Walter Sport Saloon, formerly owned by G Lingenbrink and Charles Bronson.

    Here is a little blurb on the car from Robb Report:

    Glamorous British film star...
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    I've heard and encountered plenty of kids driving...

    I've heard and encountered plenty of kids driving really fast or expensive cars. At the university I go to, lots of kids have nice cars, there are at least half a dozen Lexus SC430's on campus, a...
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    Most expensive car I have ever sat in? Hmm,...

    Most expensive car I have ever sat in? Hmm, something b/t a 1962 Ferrari 250 SWB, 1998 McLaren F1, 1996 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail, 1932 Duesenberg J Dual Cowl Phaeton, or the Chrysler MC-12 Concept.
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    True, but you could at least buy Citroen's in the...

    True, but you could at least buy Citroen's in the US at the time the movie came out, and even still, the 2CV was not the feature movie car, it was a car Bond stole for the car chase.
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    Something tells me that entire thing is complete...

    Something tells me that entire thing is complete BS. For one, there is no legitimate source. For another, Bond movies have huge American market presence and there is no reason Fiat would want to...
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    1935 Mercer Raceabout T35 J (there are pictures...

    1935 Mercer Raceabout T35 J (there are pictures of it in the Meadowbrook thing) b/c it has everything you need, nothing you don't, it is motoring and racing at its purest and most distilled form. ...
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    Ack, that is no good at all. The Z8 was one of...

    Ack, that is no good at all. The Z8 was one of the best modern sportscars b/c it was made out of the mold, with unique styling that succinctly recalled the great 507, but still kept its modern roots...
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    Yeah, that is a Hupmobile. The hood ornament is...

    Yeah, that is a Hupmobile. The hood ornament is Lalique, that specific piece if La Tete de Coq, it was not what the car was originally equipped with.
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    Nice hood ornament shots, what type of camera did...

    Nice hood ornament shots, what type of camera did you use?
  14. Thread: Top 3 classics

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    1) 1933 Duesenberg SJ Arlington Torpedo Sedan 2)...

    1) 1933 Duesenberg SJ Arlington Torpedo Sedan
    2) 1913 Mercer Raceabout Type 35 J
    3) 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic
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    Tough decision, I have seen 3 Bugatti Type 41...

    Tough decision, I have seen 3 Bugatti Type 41 Royales, both Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantics, both Duesenberg SSJ's, and the Duesenebrg Arlington Torqedo Sedan, all of which are great cars. Oh, I have...
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    There is an interesting old Bentley on my...

    There is an interesting old Bentley on my website...Jay Leno's twin turbo charged 1925 3-Liter with an 8-Liter engine.

    http://www.supercars.net/garages/Duesey/11v2.html

    I have also had the...
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    Re: Re: classic bentleys

    A nice car, I have seen it in person before, what a beautiful vehicle.
  18. Thread: Farrellac

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    In 1953, Cadillac ran two cars at LeMans, a...

    In 1953, Cadillac ran two cars at LeMans, a basically stock Eldorado, and a rebodied Eldorado, nicknamed "Le Monstre" by te French b/c it was so weird looking. Which car are you talking about?
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    No surpirse there, the person that runs this site...

    No surpirse there, the person that runs this site is a mod on SC.net
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    Wow, new forums!

    Well, I guess the jump to The Dude's site is natural, so I'll start off the classic car forum with a shot of a Duesenberg, enjoy!
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