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Old 01-27-2017, 4:48pm   #1
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Arguably one of the most radical designs of the Motorama era, this "Dream Car" car looked like something out of an alternately interstellar and underwater sci-fi epic. The carís fiberglass body featured built-in bumpers, a 275-horsepower V8 and weighed around 2,500 pounds. And it wasnít just the outside that had a futuristic quality. The interior of the car was done up in blue and gold leather with a dash adorned by a two-spoked steering wheel and a center-mounted speedometer. Perhaps the most unique feature was the carís ability to raise its roof panel when either door was opened, while the seat rose some three inches to swivel allowing for easy in and out for both passengers and the driver.

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Never seen that one before. I'm thinking Harley Earl had something to do with the design.
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IIRC, it's a Buick. Maybe an Olds concept from the mid fifties.
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Oldsmobile Golden Rocket - Wikipedia Oldsmobile Golden Rocket - Wikipedia

The rear window looks exactly like a '63 Corvette.
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I was thinking Floaty McFloatface, but I like your methodology.
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Old 01-27-2017, 8:11pm   #13
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Looks like a Studebaker.
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Name it? How about......"Jim" that's decent name.
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Arguably one of the most radical designs of the Motorama era, this "Dream Car" car looked like something out of an alternately interstellar and underwater sci-fi epic. The carís fiberglass body featured built-in bumpers, a 275-horsepower V8 and weighed around 2,500 pounds. And it wasnít just the outside that had a futuristic quality. The interior of the car was done up in blue and gold leather with a dash adorned by a two-spoked steering wheel and a center-mounted speedometer. Perhaps the most unique feature was the carís ability to raise its roof panel when either door was opened, while the seat rose some three inches to swivel allowing for easy in and out for both passengers and the driver.

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Who is Sarah Jessica Parker?

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