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Old 30th October 2009, 13:07   #3331
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Looks like a custom made Limousine meant for a VIP,
with a reinforced rear bumper for the bodyguards to stand on.

Also the peculiar trunk lid looks like it was designed to swallow the electrically retractable bullet-proof hard top. I would date it as 1966-1973.

If it is not a genuine volume production car, it should not be on this thread (Please see rules on first page)
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Old 30th October 2009, 13:19   #3332
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Could be a customized Estate, maybe the 57' Pontiac safari Estate. But the sliding door and big trunk are unidentifiable here.
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Old 30th October 2009, 13:27   #3333
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ID 701: agspins, are we sure that this is a production model, it seems more like a custom job to me.
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Old 30th October 2009, 14:54   #3334
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Although ID : 701 looks custom built, it must be for a state head as the two signal scramblers are seen on either side of the C pillar. I haven't the foggiest as to what it is.
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Old 30th October 2009, 23:03   #3335
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Well Well ID:701 is MOHS SAFARIKAR by Madison Wisconsin based Mohs Seaplane Corporation.They built limited production vehicles.It was Brainchild of Bruce Mohs, owner of the company.Safarikar was produced between 1972 and 1979.Unfortunately only 3 were built.
Mohs (automobile) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

So if its not fitting on our criteria, then ID: 701 is capitulated.
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@ agspins:

1. Based on some info I've found, I'm going to defend the validity of your ingenious choice. Here's a link to the relevant page where it's clearly stated that 2-3 units of the SafariKar were manufactured per year. Frankly, I find it hard to believe that as few as 3 cars total would be made within the span of 9 years. Then again, the data may be inaccurate due to the model's obscure status.

2. The tricky thing is that the Mohs Seaplane Corporation is listed in Wiki under the 'motor vehicle manufacturers based in Wisconsin' category and not included in the more general and widely used 'defunct motor vehicle manufacturers of the US' list. However... had I paid closer attention to what Ram was saying, I would've easily found it by using the phrase "retractable hardtop" rare. That's what I've just done (in order to test the method), et voilà!, two unambiguously revealing thumbnails pop up on page 23 of Google's image search. Oh well, better luck next time, I guess.
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Thanx Double Mac for that, based on above facts, i decided to post.
AFA only 3 built goes..i got it from here.

So thought that it is very much possible that it was intended to be a production car,though in limited numbers.
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Old 31st October 2009, 23:44   #3338
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ID 702

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Instantly reminds me of a Morris Oxford. Who knows the original identity of this car?
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Old 1st November 2009, 13:21   #3339
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ID:702 is a 1949 Ford Taunus G93A.
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That Mohs Safari Car was something else Agspins. Wow!! what made you think it would be easy?? I could have never guess that and i mistook the retractable hood thingys for signal scramblers

Key Karlji, i had already posted this Taunus before.

ID:703
Heres an easy one. Should be a cake walk for regulars.

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ID:703 is an early 1960's BMW 700 Cabriolet designed by Giovanni Michelotti. Not sure about the exact year though.
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Quote:
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ID:702 is a 1949 Ford Taunus G93A.
Bingo.

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Key Karlji, i had already posted this Taunus before.

ID:703
Heres an easy one. Should be a cake walk for regulars.
My bad Gogs.

ID 703 is a BMW 700 cabrio, early to mid 60s.
The blurred car next to it is a Mercedes Ponton.
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Old 1st November 2009, 16:35   #3343
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Alright, gentlemen, I've decided to come up with something vaguely (I hope) challenging. ID:704 is not a kit car and not quite as rare as, say, the Momo Mirage:

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Quote:
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ID 703 is a BMW 700 cabrio, early to mid 60s.
The blurred car next to it is a Mercedes Ponton.
Well caught about the Ponton

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ID:703 is an early 1960's BMW 700 Cabriolet designed by Giovanni Michelotti. Not sure about the exact year though.
Spot on. Wasn't sure about the year myself.

ID:704 is a 1974 LMX Sirex 2300 Turbo HCS

Made between 1968 and 1974, very few were made.

The LMX was featured in the Turin Motor show in 1968 but not in the hall inside, but on the outside as the partners who owned this did not have enough money to get an exhibition stall.

Body was designed by the famed Franco Scaglione who was responsible for the Lambo 350GTV, the Intermeccanica, Arnolt Bristol and the Alfa SS

Beneath the bulge is a German V-6 Ford Zodiac engine from the Taunus 20M TS delivering 126bhp although a 2.3 litre turbo charged version was available delivering close to 200bhp.

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Old 1st November 2009, 20:17   #3345
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Yes, V-16, ID:704 is indeed a 1974 LMX Sirex 2300, a design favorite of mine whose rear reminds a little of the 2nd gen Plymouth Barracuda. According to the Wheels of Italy site, the exact number of manufactured units was 43. Apart from the coupé, a spyder version was also available.

Great job! I guess this wasn't hard enough.
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