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Old 10th July 2008, 18:18   #2326
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To me, Alvis's ID:498

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looks very much like a custom coach-built 1936-1938 Alfa Romeo 8C roadster.
The custom builder could be Carrozzeria Touring or Pinin Farina or Figoni et Falaschi.
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Old 10th July 2008, 18:27   #2327
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Body kits are banned on this thread, so it cannot be a body-kitted car.
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The ganged wipers, door mirrors and type of alloy wheels show it to be an Abarth, but the badge in the grille is not Abarth. The grille also appears to be a faux-grille as there is no radiator behind it.
SirAlec: It is now over 89 hours since your quiz # ID:495. Do reveal the identity of your car.
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Old 10th July 2008, 20:10   #2328
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Go on Alvis, spill the beans. Im very keen to know more about this chap. Id still say it is an Erdmann & Rossi coachbuilt car.
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Old 12th July 2008, 17:25   #2329
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Default Easy one for the weekend ...

ID:499 Make and model please.

Hope the OGTCT stalwarts will accept this as a car, and not quibble ...

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Old 12th July 2008, 20:19   #2330
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ID:499 Make and model please.

Hope the OGTCT stalwarts will accept this as a car, and not quibble ...

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1968-88 Citroën Méhari. Very hard to distinguish between model years -- they were so similar.
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1968-88 Citroën Méhari. Very hard to distinguish between model years -- they were so similar.
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Just as Ram said its difficult to guess which year this mehari would be. -remember seeing a cream coloured one in delhi stc years ago. Even the tender form said "Year of manufacture not known"
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What ? I didn't even know there were any Citroen meharis in India !! It's such a cool car man. Reminds me of the Trump cards we used to play as children !!!
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ID:499 Correct Ram. Notice that I didn't ask for the model year ... precisely for the reason you've mentioned.

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Karlos et all,

Would you believe that this is a 1937 MERCEDES BENZ 540 K, and no not with some fancy coachbuilder to drape the body but an inhouse design from Mercedes Sindilfingen. It was built to the exact specfications of a specfic client.
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Definitely a Mercedes, 540K?
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Would you believe that this is a 1937 MERCEDES BENZ 540 K, and no not with some fancy coachbuilder to drape the body but an inhouse design from Mercedes Sindilfingen. It was built to the exact specfications of a specfic client.
While the rest of the car screamed K series Mercedes, I figured there was no way that grille cuold have been offered. How wrong was I! Marvelous.
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ID:500 Make and model, please.
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Ummm....I love the car but I think it's beyond the rules of this thread. One-offs??

What say Karl/Ram?
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Quite right Ishan. The Ford-esq grille got me. The wheels are very MErcedes and with the logo blacked out they were begging to be recognized but that grille..... so it is a one off, and so sadly does not belong here.
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SirAlec: It is now over 89 hours since your quiz # ID:495. Do reveal the identity of your car.
Sorry I forgot completely!
Indeed its a Fiat 500. modified runs and on gas. Check the Tank.

And sorry didn't know moded cars were not allowed here!!

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