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    Poll: So - then they stole the design from Chrysler and...

    So - then they stole the design from Chrysler and the name from Jensen?

    Give me the latter anytime.:rolleyes:
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    Mercedes-Benz C111/3 from right before the petrol...

    Mercedes-Benz C111/3 from right before the petrol crisis...
  3. Thread: Jaguar XKR GT 3

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    Jaguar XKR GT 3

    :confused: I wonder what the people at Aston Martin have to say about these plans. Not only their design is snapped up, now they are going to get competition against them with it.
    Talk about...
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    No, that's exactly what it shouldn't be. GP2,...

    No, that's exactly what it shouldn't be. GP2, world formula Nissan/Renault, etc, all b*llshit, dreary promotion formula's for overblown ego's.
    Who is at the weel of the car, a monkey or another...
  5. At least this 908 is not pointless. It proves...

    At least this 908 is not pointless. It proves unequivocally that they ought to RUN to Carozzeria Pininfarina again to get something decent...
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    Actually, Hold & Henk, belatedly I found the same...

    Actually, Hold & Henk, belatedly I found the same pic (only the full side one), in Jean-Henri Labourdette's own book, "Un siècle de Carrosserie Française", on one of the very last pages (P. 225) It...
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    That is the car indeed, thanks. As you say,...

    That is the car indeed, thanks. As you say, stylewise it was a decennium in advance on its time at least. I have read about the Brooklands crash indeed, Henk, and two reports relate that by that...
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    The car was based upon the D8-120 roadcar. But...

    The car was based upon the D8-120 roadcar. But the coachwork was very distinctive.
    This is the only pic I could find:...
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    Delage Vutotal pic

    Has anybody a decent picture of the 1937 Delage V12, that was due to be entered in the Le Mans race? It sported a dramatic aerodynamic body, including a vertical tail fin, and was designed by...
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    Poll: The Murciélago 640 is no doubt the best...

    The Murciélago 640 is no doubt the best Lamborghini ever, the Miura SV the most dramatic ever... but for some reason I have always had a soft spot for the Jarama 400/S. Doubtless one of the most...
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    The British limousine in white is no doubt one of...

    The British limousine in white is no doubt one of the Austin A135 Princess line by Vanden Plas coachworks. Probably around 1956 (Mark III or IV)
    Compare to:...
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    That'll do! You rock! Thanks again, Joris :D

    That'll do! You rock!
    Thanks again, Joris :D
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    I stand corrected - it's there indeed! My bad....

    I stand corrected - it's there indeed! My bad. Thanks for the trouble - I found some pics of the model cars too, but as those you attached, I find them a bit too crude to be of interest. (I'm a very...
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    Well, I thought you had a point and tried. The...

    Well, I thought you had a point and tried. The message proved undeliverable... :rolleyes:
    Joris
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    No guys, it wasn't any of those - and it was...

    No guys, it wasn't any of those - and it was definitely an original P. Bracq design. It was absolutely breathtaking, which is not something I could say from the above - and neither from the factory...
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    Since I was so lucky the first time - Bugatti

    I will try your collective memories once more - an even harder one.
    In "Auto Hebdo", a French car and racing paper, I once witnessed one very small drawing of one of the most breathtaking...
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    I would love that, thanks. Very strangely,...

    I would love that, thanks. Very strangely, http://www.racingsportscars.com/photo/Daytona-1981-02-01-photo.html which is pretty complete, does not give any evidence of the Ferrari 308GTB biturbo -...
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    Thanks to your specs, I can correct now: The car...

    Thanks to your specs, I can correct now:
    The car was an initiative by gentleman-driver Finotto and his co-driver Carlo Facetti, rather than Momo.
    And as you suggested, the only real international...
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    YES!! That's it! Thanks a thousand, Phil! (As to...

    YES!! That's it! Thanks a thousand, Phil! (As to the "mustang" Ferrari, that is the GTO Evoluzione, much later date.
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    Searching for elusive racing Ferrari

    I am currently searching for pictures from a race-going Ferrari. Even extensive googling could not help me further so far.
    This is what I know:
    The car was a private initiative, aimed at the...
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