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    Thread: Space Age styled cars - Retro Futurism

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      06-23-2008 10:31 AM #71
      Quote, originally posted by subwoffers »
      When you speak properly, yes.

      this coming from someone who spells woofers woffers...


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      06-23-2008 10:54 AM #72
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    3. 06-23-2008 10:58 AM #73






      Modified by Spectral at 10:49 AM 6-23-2008


    4. 06-23-2008 12:39 PM #74
      A Pirates favorite Volkswagen???


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      06-23-2008 09:19 PM #76
      [QUOTE=Spectral]
      Modified by Spectral at 2:02 PM 6-22-2008[/QUOTE


      I've always loved that one... it's weird.. but there's something about it...

      How about the Peugeot Quasar?

      The Charger III (1968)

      or the 1955 Lincoln Futura (might look a little familiar)




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      06-23-2008 09:50 PM #77
      I always thought the Peugeot 402 was pretty spacey, for 1938...



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    8. 06-24-2008 04:49 AM #78


      Looks like a miniature Countach... how cute


      Modified by JettA4show at 1:53 AM 6-24-2008


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      06-24-2008 01:43 PM #79
      Quote, originally posted by uber_beetle »

      or the 1955 Lincoln Futura (might look a little familiar)

      Indeed....hmmmm......


    10. 06-24-2008 02:01 PM #80
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    11. 06-26-2008 01:44 PM #81
      Here I thought GM invented the horizontal windshield with the 4th gen F-body. I stand corrected!

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      06-26-2008 11:03 PM #82
      Yes YES! I likey.

      Although everytime I hear futuristic *anything* I instantly think of the GM Futurliner.

      I mean, come on. It has "Futur" in it's name!


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      06-26-2008 11:11 PM #83
      You sir, are my hero. Thank you for this thread!
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    14. 06-26-2008 11:55 PM #84
      Quote, originally posted by Spectral »

      This car is stunning! If I was a billionaire, I might just have to have one of these in my stable.


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      06-27-2008 01:47 AM #86
      Quote, originally posted by Rukh »

      I literally said WOW when I say this thing.

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      06-27-2008 02:38 AM #87
      Quote, originally posted by klaxed »
      I literally said WOW when I say this thing.

      Isn't it awesome in the truest, most literal sense of the word? I had a chance to see the Lancia/Bertone Stratos "Zero" in the (silver) flesh at the 1996 Concorso Italiano in Carmel. It was then and is still the most stunning car I have ever seen. Also, for a car that has so much visual presence, it is INCREDIBLY tiny.

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      06-27-2008 02:50 AM #88

      ya know they used a pinto rear end on these things?


      freakin bomb on wheels!

      (waits for it)


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      06-27-2008 06:16 AM #89
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      06-27-2008 06:17 AM #90
      Quote, originally posted by fixmy59bug »
      Yes YES! I likey.

      Although everytime I hear futuristic *anything* I instantly think of the GM Futurliner.

      I mean, come on. It has "Futur" in it's name!

      I remember watching that thing sell at the barret jackson car auction on the speed channel . The guy drove it all the way home

      Common sense isn't common anymore.....

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      06-27-2008 07:47 AM #91

      That is one sexy design!


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      06-27-2008 08:27 AM #92
      Quote, originally posted by pueblorrado v3.0 »

      freakin bomb on wheels!

      (waits for it)

      I see your bomb car and raise you.....

      The belly tanker:


    23. 08-10-2008 09:37 AM #93
      1954 Cramer Comet with a 12 cyl aircraft engine producing 1350hp

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      It is expected to fetch about $300,000 at auction.




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      08-10-2008 10:39 AM #95
      Dome Zero


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      08-10-2008 11:05 AM #96
      Quote, originally posted by JettaGT8V80 »
      Dome Zero

      Even *more* futuristic Dome:



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      08-10-2008 11:10 AM #97
      If by retro-futurism you mean a picture of the future that is highly unlikely, then here's one:




      Modified by Allytronik at 8:12 AM 8-10-2008


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      That's almost as brilliant as the whole "let's use nukes to dig canals" thing


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      08-10-2008 11:19 AM #99
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      08-10-2008 12:50 PM #100
      1938 Phantom Corsair. One of a kind, built on a Cord 810 chassis, and designed/financed by ketchup-heir Rust Heinz, as part of his project to produce limited copies for $12,000 each (Bugatti/Duesenberg money then). Heinz had one car completed, and was killed shortly after in a car wreck at age 21. VERY space-age for its time.

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      08-10-2008 12:57 PM #101

      Not old but, looks futuristic...


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      08-10-2008 06:22 PM #102
      A long time ago... (if that ain't old, I don't know what is)


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      08-10-2008 06:36 PM #103
      From the Factory


    34. 08-10-2008 07:40 PM #104

      Saab Aero X anyone?

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    35. 06-07-2009 01:51 PM #105

      Any thoughts? I found this model in an antique store. It might be a students model but I'm not sure. When I first saw the model I thought the front end was the rear of the car. oops.

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