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      02-27-2012 10:59 AM #1
      Original, reproduction, kit car, whatever... post pics of cars like this:




















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      02-27-2012 11:01 AM #2
      UGH, can we all agree that the SM is the coolest looking car ever?

      Yes?

      Awesome.



      Citroen + Maserati = AWWWWWW YEEEEEAAAAAAAHHHHHHH

      Chrysler + Maserati = DO NOT WANT


      EDIT: Higher-res shots of those first two?
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      02-27-2012 11:03 AM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by Wanganrunner View Post
      UGH, can we all agree
      No. No we can't.

      In to see what folks come up with.
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      Proletariat, Bourgeoise - Everybody smellin' my potpourri...

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      02-27-2012 11:07 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by Wanganrunner View Post
      UGH, can we all agree that the SM is the coolest looking car ever?


      No, I can't agree to that statement.

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      02-27-2012 11:18 AM #5
      This seems new/vintage to me, if by that we mean a new photo of an old car that looks like an old photo of an old car:





      Regarding the SM, I realize my statement was ridiculous as most people don't see the appeal, but a big Citroen with their air suspension and a Maserati V6, none of which will ever work properly and all of which looks funky and absurd and very 70's is a perfect storm of things that I like. I go nuts for Fezza 308 GT4's also, which is another 70's lustcar that everyone seems to hate.
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      02-27-2012 11:20 AM #6
      Almost forgot one of my favourites:





      Quote Originally Posted by Wanganrunner View Post
      UGH, can we all agree that the SM is the coolest looking car ever?

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      Awesome.
      yep


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      02-27-2012 12:12 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by Wanganrunner View Post
      UGH, can we all agree that the SM is the coolest looking car ever?

      Yes?
      I saw one last week here in Columbus with Cali plates on it. It was in GrandView at the Giant Eagle and an older gentleman was driving it. Didn't get a chance to talk to him

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      02-27-2012 12:19 PM #8
      I think he's looking for Vintage cars that were trying to be (or were) a representation of futuristic styling. Everything in the 80's comes to mind. Kind of "the last car before we all start using flying cars". Think of a drawing of a space shuttle before one actually existed.

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      02-27-2012 01:14 PM #11
      ^^

      Quote Originally Posted by NashGTI View Post
      That has several brand newish Ferrari in it as well, F430 Scuderia, how can that look like a vintage picture, or do I simply not understand what you're asking for?
      I'm talking about the 412 in the foreground

      Quote Originally Posted by Neoxxt View Post
      I think he's looking for Vintage cars that were trying to be (or were) a representation of futuristic styling. Everything in the 80's comes to mind. Kind of "the last car before we all start using flying cars". Think of a drawing of a space shuttle before one actually existed.
      yes, this is what I'm looking for. Cars with a hint of modernism... and not just in the meaning of still looking contemporary

    12. 02-27-2012 01:17 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Aaron22 View Post
      Original, reproduction, kit car, whatever... post pics of cars like this:


      like this one!




      Sweet!. love the pictures. the first one is awesome! these old reproduction cars are looking very fine in today's time

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      02-27-2012 01:27 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Aaron22 View Post
      yes, this is what I'm looking for. Cars with a hint of modernism... and not just in the meaning of still looking contemporary
      my mistake then

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      02-27-2012 02:14 PM #14
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      OP Y U cream for Renault

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      Looked further into the future than they imagined.

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      02-27-2012 09:34 PM #18
      One of the most futuristic / modern cars I can think of. Yes I know it was a concept.









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      02-27-2012 10:11 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by VR6GURU View Post
      One of the most futuristic / modern cars I can think of. Yes I know it was a concept.
      Very cool. Some others I've come across:










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      02-27-2012 10:28 PM #20
      Dino 308 GT4





      Maserati Bora




      Lamborghini Bravo concept (Bertone):




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      02-27-2012 10:46 PM #21
      [QUOTE=Aaron22;76139785]Very cool. Some others I've come across:



      Ahh I saw this very Avanti... This picture was taken at the California Modern exhibit at LACMA

      I give you a Lamborghini Urraco


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      02-28-2012 11:32 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Aaron22 View Post
      Very cool. Some others I've come across:


      I saw this and it reminded me of the car in The Incredibles. . .
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      02-28-2012 12:47 PM #24
      How about Chrysler's turbine powered cars





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      02-28-2012 12:48 PM #25
      Although they are illustrations, some of Syd Mead's work has a very similar vibe to this thread:


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