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#35873 of 37000 Re: Small Blue Car [omarman]
Feb 10, 2013 (12:40 pm)
Blue car on the left looks like a Subaru Impreza WRX, the other is a Peel P50 with Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson at the wheel.
#35874 of 37000 Re: Small Blue Car [omarman]
Feb 10, 2013 (1:00 pm)
That's a hilarious video, thanks for posting!
#35875 of 37000 Re: Small Blue Car [andys120]
Feb 10, 2013 (1:01 pm)
Gottem both. The WRX is second generation I think...2007 or so? The Peel P50 is well, what it is, and on display at the Isle of Man's Manx Transport Museum.
Feb 10, 2013 (1:30 pm)
BMW 700 from mid 1960's, I think. Odd looking, to my eye. However more conventional than its predecessor bubble car.
I think they were raced or hill climbed or similar. Somewhere in the back of my mind I recall something about Hans Stuck (1950's GP driver and father of Hans Joachim Stuck) driving one.
#35877 of 37000 Re: Bimmer> [grahampeters]
Feb 10, 2013 (1:46 pm)
Yup, that's a '65 BMW 700 Luxus. Oh yes they were raced, rallied and hillclimbed extensively.
#35878 of 37000 Re: easy one [tellin0]
Feb 10, 2013 (2:32 pm)
Fleetwood Brougham to be exact.
Feb 10, 2013 (7:42 pm)
#35880 of 37000 Re: cockpit [stickguy]
Feb 10, 2013 (8:19 pm)
1967 Impala SS
#35881 of 37000 Re: cockpit [lostwrench1]
Feb 10, 2013 (8:28 pm)
#35882 of 37000 The fastest car on earth
Feb 10, 2013 (11:12 pm)
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