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Old 11th January 2007, 15:35   #826
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Refrence: ''Classic Car Encylclopedia of World Automobiles by David Burgess Wise''
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Old 13th January 2007, 01:42   #827
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thedark car on page 57 is a Mega Track from France powered by the 6.0 liters v12 408 hp
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Old 13th January 2007, 08:09   #828
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How about this one?

I used to drool over this during my childhood

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ID 211

Jensen Interceptor, late 60s.
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Old 13th January 2007, 11:09   #830
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Jensen Interceptor, late 60s.
Correct - built till 1975 when company went under during the fuel crisis. Used Chrysler V8 lumps powered by a torqueflight 3 speed gearbox.

A version of the Interceptor - the FF was a pre-cursor to the Audi Quattro with 4 wheel drive and ABS although a crude version. It cost a bomb. Audi made it affordable..just
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ajmat: ID:211 is truly droolmaal!
It is a 1968 Jensen Interceptor series 1.
The blue car in your picture with one column of louvres behind the front-wheel is a two-wheel drive version.

There was also an all-wheel-drive version called the FF (for Ferguson formula)
That had two columns of louvres behind the front-wheel.



The body was designed by Vignale: the Italian coachbuilder, and hand-built by Carrozzeria Touring.
It was an all-steel body bolted to a tubular chassis.
This big brawny British GT had a powerful Mopar engine: the 383 cid 6276 cc "Wedge", mated to a Torqueflite 3-speed automatic or 4-speed manual gearbox.

Its large, curving wrap-around rear window was hinged at the top to work as a tailgate.
(like the old Maruti 800!).



Luxuriously appointed, it had Connoly leather seats.



It had all wheel drive and a Dunlop Maxaret non-electronic ABS, what we'd find on an Indian Airlines Fokker F27 Friendship aircraft. Since thye 1957 Jensen 541, Jensens have had power-assisted disc brakes on all four wheels.
The 1968 Interceptor also had a power-lock limited-slip differential.

The Interceptor FF's 4x4 transfer case and front and rear prop shafts protruded into the left-hand passenger seat space. The steering gear and brake feedback-control system were fitted on the right-hand side.



So a left-hard drive version was impossible -- no cookie for the Americans! :-)

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ID 210 Since no one guessed this i'm revealing the identity Thought no one would as this was a toughie.

Presenting The very very very rare "Vertas RS II coupe"
Only Three RSs were built
Rear View


Side Views

Through the filigree construction, together with the ultra light aluminum skin, the beautiful coupe has a very low total weight of only 650 kg.
Superb Sporty Lines

Engine

2 litre Heinkel six cylinder with sliding positioned crankshaft and three carburetors.
The Heinkel motor with roll-positioned, screwed Hirth crankshaft is a fine mechanical masterpiece. The valves are filled with natrium for imroved heat emission.



Interiors


The T Top



In Brief
There are only a few automobile producers, which have a similar fascinating Aura as the VERITAS. he turbulent history of the label VERITAS ended with the official bankruptcy of Ernst Loof in 1953.
The still existing VERITAS vehicles and chassis were bought by the washing machine producer and former financial sponsor H.Bonn and the racing car driver Willi Sturzebecher.
Sturzebecher knew that VERITAS was ruined financially; The racing cars themselves were still better than the competition.
Sturzebecher drove races successfully for several years with his Meteor before he finally reitred from racing.
When in 1964 a wealthy American ordered at the Masterschool in Kaiserslautern a sporty light construction coupe, a VERITAS tubular frame was still the best basis for such an endeavour.
As the basis for the given coupe served one of three built VERITAS RS frames. The other two chassis were used for open racing cars.
The coupe has a unique, rear axle construction with telescopic spring elements developed by Loof.
This vehicle has a special axle construction. The road performance fantastic for that time.
Does'nt It Remind U of the BMW?
Courtesy Auto Salon.De

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ID : 212 Guess This One
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V16:

Your cars and choices are wonderful.
I really appreciate your petrol-headedness and wish I could be like you, too. karlosdeville is just like us too (in his own way). It would be great for us to get together sometime and compare notes.

Don't get me wrong, but our thread is not for prototypes, one-off cars, show-cars and kit cars. ref: 777, 778, 833

The aluminium bodied Veritas RS coupe you've shown is the world's only single one.
There were only three built chasses and the other two chasses were used for completely different open racing cars.

It would help to verify that the car to be posted was actually mass-produced(at least a dozen or so at the very minimum) and sold.

BTW, I'd love to see your white 1961 Dodge Dart 4-door sedan.

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Old 14th January 2007, 10:44   #835
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V16:
Your cars and choices are wonderful.
I really appreciate your petrol-headedness and wish I could be like you, too. karlosdeville is just like us too (in his own way). It would be great for us to get together sometime and compare notes.
i couldnt agree more...and i have the perfect setting...feb 4th VCCCI rally at kala ghoda...am taking part in a friends 63 Fiat.
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i couldnt agree more...and i have the perfect setting...feb 4th VCCCI rally at kala ghoda...am taking part in a friends 63 Fiat.
Thanks Ram and Karlos, guess went too far in trying to get unique cars. and
done buddies, would love to meet Ram and U too, maybe we can get together for a drink one of these days,cheers: u guys name the place and time ill be there. Karlos if ure surely participating in the rally, then ill prepare my merc 200 too and take part.

Now about ID 212:

ID 212 is a 1987 ZIMMER QUICKSILVER also a very rare car. Saw it during one of my visits in the US and back then Did'nt even know that a company called Zimmer existed.



Zimmer was a well-known van conversion company who in 1980 decided to produce a nostalgia coupe called the Golden Spirit. It used Ford running gear and that decade produced sales of 1,500. In 1986 GM designer Don Johnson penned the striking Quicksilver for the company, and while it was first shown that summer, it didn't start production until 1987. The car was based on the Pontiac Fiero so, unusually for a large coupe, it had its engine mid-mounted and handling was very good. The long nose was purely there for styling and was deceptive as there was no huge engine under it, though it did give incredible luggage space. The retro-styling also featured with the massive chrome fenders, as a nod to the glitzy cars like Lincolns and Cadillacs of the 1970s. The front suspension used wishbones, while the rear had struts, and discs front and rear uprated the braking. Only 180 fine examples were made.

ZIMMER QUICKSILVER
SPECIFICATIONS
TOP SPEED 121 mph (193 km/h)
0-60 mph (0-96 KM/H) 9.7 sec
ENGINE TYPE V6
DISPLACEMENT 173 ci (2,834 cc)
TRANSMISSION 3-speed auto
MAXIMUM POWER 140 bhp (104 kW) @ 5,200 rpm
MAXIMUM TORQUE 170 lb ft (230Nm) @ 3,600 rpm
WEIGHT 2,920 lb (1,327 kg)

Refrence of Specs: Rare Autos.

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ID:213 Guess this yesteryear's beauty

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ID 213 is a 40s Kaiser Special buisness coupe...i think!
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ID 213 is a 40s Kaiser Special buisness coupe...i think!
NOPE. TRY AGAIN
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again, im out on a limb here, but kaiser also used the name Frazer at times...sure looks like one of them to me!

hmm...it might even be a strange lookin caddy...

and yup, im definitely takin part at the bombay rally...details at Vintage and Classic Car Club of India

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