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Old 6th September 2009, 12:41   #2971
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Interesting one Wasif Bhai. At first glance, the fastback styling and semi-covered wheel arches seemed to suggest a 50s Hudson and Nash. But cant place the exact car. Lets see.

@Indrojit - Dont think its a LA Jolla Custom. That was an amazing concept with clean lines, not to mention that a concept would technically not find place on this thread.
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Old 6th September 2009, 13:14   #2972
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Guys please try without looking at the postwarclassics website.

This is going to be an interesting car to ID Its not a Chevy, Nash or Hudson.
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Is it a Chrysler or maybe a Buick?!
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Thats a 50s Buick, seems to be under restoration.
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No its not a Chrysler or a Buick though it very much looks like one of these.

Please do keep trying. I myself was unable to believe what this car was when I first saw it.

Calling Ram..... Do have a look and a go at this please. I am sure you will enjoy it.
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what about this car guys. Any idea what it is.
Something Italian maybe - coachwork looks typically Ghia. Very good looking.
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Thats getting close but not all the way there yet

Ram ....where are you these days.
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I dont actually know what it is,but the rear section with the Air scoop on the back lid,it could be air cooled and looks very much like the engine lid from a VW type 34 Karman Ghia chopped about
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Yes it actually does look like that but its not a VW nor is it a rear engined car.
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ID 642: Is it a volvo????
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ID 642: Is it a Mercury, maybe early fifties.
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ID 642 - Lancia Aurelia B52
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ID 642 - Lancia Aurelia B52
you are right Sir. Congrats to you. This was something which I didn't expect would be Positively IDd.

do telll what lead you on to this conclusion.
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you are right Sir. Congrats to you. This was something which I didn't expect would be Positively IDd.

do telll what lead you on to this conclusion.
First glance + car's big butt led me to think either Karmann or a Tatra but it was not

then the watermark - led me to the web site. Car had italian plates. Italians bought very few foriegn cars during that period. it certainly was no Ferrari or Maserati and Lambo's were not around. So it was either Fiat (too small for that), Alfa (car too dumpy for an alfa) or a Lancia (most probably!)

Looked under Lancia and....voila! Must admit it looks a bit yankee art deco especially from the front

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you are right Sir. Congrats to you. This was something which I didn't expect would be Positively IDd.

do telll what lead you on to this conclusion.
Was this car with this body in serial production? I would think it is a one off coach build.
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