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Old 8th October 2006, 02:48   #706
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ID 178: is it a Honda Accord 2000/2200 cc 1989-1993?
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this is a Innotech Mysterro

its from the czech republic nd made out of kevlar and carbon fibre.

only one car was ever sold @ a price of 100,000 USD
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Old 8th October 2006, 14:07   #708
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ID 181

35-38 Stout Scarab...possibly the worlds first MPV, an ingenious design...also formed the basis of the phantom corsair...
about a dozen were made i think...
im outta town at the moment, will put up all details when i have access to my desktop!
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ID 178: is it a Honda Accord 2000/2200 cc 1989-1993?
Yes in deed, it is a 1990 - 1993 Honda Accord ...

Heres A link on HONDA ACCORD..
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ID 181

heres what wikipedia has to say...(somethin i recently learnt from all u guys!)

The Stout Scarab was a limited production US automobile built by Stout Engineering Laboratories of Detroit Michigan. Production of a running prototype Scarab was finalized in 1935 and the car’s inventor William B Stout issued a statement that car would be produced in limited quantities and sold to those who were invited to buy.
The Scarab was not like other cars of the era. Instead of the usual front engine and rearward passenger compartment, the Scarab placed the Ford-built V8 engine in the rear of the vehicle. The Scarab's body was designed by John Tjaarda, and provided an observation car like environment for on the sides and front, while rearward vision was almost nil. Passengers entered through a single common door; seating for the passengers could be configured in almost any means possible, with the exception of the driver whose seat was fixed. Interiors was appointed in leather, chrome and wood. Design elements also worked in a stylized ancient Egyptian scarab motif, including the car's emblem.
Following WW2, Stout again attempted to field another Scarab in 1946. Total production of the first generation Scarab is estimated at no more than six.

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Old 8th October 2006, 21:16   #711
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My mistake...the phantom corsair of 1938 was a different vehicle...
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ID 181

Volvo 121

Tough as nails and quite a few still running
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ID 182

volvo 121 "amazon"...terrifically reliable, will survive a nuclear holocaust...my piano teacher bought one new in 67 (drove it out of the factory in stockholm), to date its their only car...(well, not counting the 65 amazon they bought as a spares car...!)
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ID:183
Can you identify this cute red GT and discuss its uniqueness within our world of cars?

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ID 183

1953 Fiat 8V...named so as it had a V8 engine, but ford had the trademark to the v8 name, hence they twisted it around to 8v...it also featured all round independant suspension...

this particular car featured factory coachwork (there were a few built privately as well)...
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ID 183 is indeed the 1953 Fiat Otto Vu (8V).

It debuted at the 1952 Geneva Motorshow.
Fiat designed it specifically to take on the highly contested two litre Italian championship class. Fiat wished to compete with
  • Maserati's two-litre straight six,
  • Ferrari's two-litre V-12 and
  • Lancia's two-litre V-6.
It was the only Fiat ever to be powered by a V8 engine -- a two-litre 70-degree V8 derived from two four cylinder blocks mounted on a common crankcase.
The V8 had only one camshaft mounted in the centre. It operated the valves by pushrods.

The engine put out 105 bhp breathing through 2 Weber carbs and 115 bhp with a third Weber.

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ID:184
What is this metallic leaf green beauty?

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Well friends, it does look like you've been too busy with your mainstream lives to spend some time and effort identifying ID:184.

The metallic leaf green beauty is a 1959 Toyopet Crown Custom with rear suicide rear doors. It had tailfins aping automotive America of the late ’fifties.

The Toyoda family that started Toyota Motor, briefly used the brand Toyopet around the turn of the ’sixties.

In 1955, Toyota’s Toyopet Crown, was the first Japanese-designed family car. Its conventional 4-cylinder 1897 cc OHV engine put out 77 BHP @ 5000 rpm (like a Cielo). It had a ladder chassis and double wishbone coil-sprung front suspension, three-leaf springs at the rear and rear-wheel drive. American-style body-design was copied in the hope that Americans would buy it. Its fuel-economy notwithstanding, America still found the Toyopet wanting in acceleration and handling compared to their Chevys and Studebakers.

Here’s an original 1959 advertisement.


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hmm...just as i speculated...but wasnt sure enough to say anything! typically japanese for the era...aping worldwide trends, but never really there...always a mismatch of some sort...
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