1929 Cord L-29 Special Coupe

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This car, the 1929 Cord L-29 Special Coupe, is one of those motorised industrial design masterpieces that allows all people, regardless of their wheel-number-preference, to stand side by side with their mouths open. Before tentatively checking their wallets to see if they, by some miracle, have enough clams to bid on it.

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1938 Dubonnet Hispano Xenia

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The 1938 Dubonnet Hispano Xenia is one of the most iconic pre-war automobiles out of continental Europe, only one was ever made as it’s purpose was not not make money but rather to showcase a new type of automobile suspension, a suspension arrangement that would go on to be the grandfather of the suspension system used…

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1954 DeSoto Adventurer II Concept Coupé

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This masterpiece of automotive design came from the collective genius of the Ghia designers back in 1954. Based on a Chrysler Imperial chassis the DeSoto Adventurer II concept car is still widely considered to be one of the top 10 concept cars of all time, it so impressed King Mohammed V of Morocco in ’54 that he bought it…

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The Ferrari Modulo

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The Ferrari Modulo was created by iconic automotive design firm Pininfarina in 1970 on commission from Ferrari, Ferrari at the time had a number of left over 512 S models that it couldn’t sell (or race) and so they gave one to Pininfarina and essentially said “make something wonderful”.

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The Slugger by Mikael Lugnegård

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I love great industrial design. It actually puts me in a good mood to discover hitherto undiscovered designers whose work deserves much wider exposure. This motorcycle concept, dubbed “The Slugger” is the work of Swedish designer Mikael Lugnegård, a talented 31 year old with a penchant for automotive and motorcycle design based in Umeå.

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The 1938 Phantom Corsair

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The Phantom Corsair was a marvel of futuristic design when it was shown publicly for the first time in 1938. The uniquely laid out body gave it seating for 6 but only 2 doors and 2 windows either side, giving it a beautiful, clean profile and leaving it still looking futuristic, even 70+ years later….

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