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  1. El Wayne

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    Let's see...

    - 1961 Ford Galaxie headlight profile

    - 1960 Ford Frontenac grille

    - 1964 Ford Falcon greenhouse

    - Mid-60s Ford Zephyr/Zodiac side sculpting

    - 1960s Ford cheapie hubcaps

    Yep, must be GM! ;)
     
  2. dmj

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    Some of you are so close that I have almost nowhere left to hide... :)
     
  3. Tcar

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    '64.5 Mustang front bumper and parking lights/apron....
     
  4. any_1

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    A bit like Ford Escort Mk I but the front looks off... were they manufactured under license?
     
  5. dmj

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    This is a one-off car.
     
  6. emcauto

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    Holden or an XP???
     
  7. El Wayne

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    I took a look at this during lunch today and ended up finding it. Unfortunately, I became busy immediately afterward and now I've forgotten some of the details and can't even recall where I saw it. I believe this car was called the "Sprint" and was a 1960 prototype on the GM platform that eventually became the Vauxhall HA Viva/Envoy Epic/Bedford HA/etc. I'm sure Dino will correct me if I'm getting the details wrong.

    And kudos to Gabriel for calling out the GM/Vauxhall connection right away!
     
  8. dmj

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    Yes, that's basically it, Vauxhall XP-714, considered also as one of the influences in development of Opel Kadett A.

    Full story available at:

    VAUXHALL HA - VIVA
     
  9. Merak1974

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    Now I probably know more about the Vauxhall Viva story than I really care for :) ... but, interestingly, I could not find any picture of the XP-714 prototype on that site! Many of fairly similar cars, but not of that specific one.

    Actually, it was the uncharacteristic grille that initially led me to think of a possible (but later) Soviet look-a-like.
     
  10. El Wayne

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    #310 El Wayne, Oct 20, 2016
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    Found yesterday on one of the many automotive forums I frequent, but I can't recall which:
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  11. Tcar

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    Looks like the first Chevy II...

    Don't see the car in the contest anywhere????
     
  12. dmj

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    Indeed - but you can see almost similar later development model. :) Just tu put it into the storyline.
     
  13. El Wayne

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  14. any_1

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    Looks like a Touring of Milan work. Ferrari would be too easy. Front looks a bit like an Aceca.
     
  15. El Wayne

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  16. GIOTTO

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    Looks like a Ghia-Aigle body but I think it's a US car.
     
  17. 19633500GT

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    It's looks a bit like a Ghia bodied 195 I've seen. But the tail is different...hmmmm
     
  18. El Wayne

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    #318 El Wayne, Oct 21, 2016
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    The closest Ghia-bodied 195 would have to be 0121/S, but when compared side-by-side, the two designs probably have less in common than you were thinking.
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  19. El Wayne

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    In response to all of your thoughts so far:

    Not Touring, not Ferrari, and not AC.

    Not Ghia-Aigle and not a US car.

    Not Ghia.
     
  20. dmj

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    Stabilimenti Farina?
     
  21. El Wayne

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    No, not S. Farina.
     
  22. GIOTTO

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    I try... Zagato ?
     
  23. El Wayne

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    Not Zagato either.
     
  24. 19633500GT

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    Vignale ?

    Or an Etceterini at least?
     
  25. El Wayne

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    Neither the car nor the coachbuilder are Italian.
     

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