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#1 rustymodeler

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 05:55 AM

I went to our local show and shine this morning and came across this 1974 Fascination powered by a Renault 4 cyl. The gentleman that owns this car told me there were only 5 of these made and he is owner of 3 of them. 3 of these were built in Sydney Nebraska, 1 was built in Lincoln Nebraska, and the other one was built in Northern Colorado. This thing has factory digital guages, cruise control, and can steer in a complete circle without leaving its own footprint. I was really attracted to this car, because we dont see something like this very often at our local car shows.Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

#2 MAGNUM4342

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 05:58 AM

I like it. I would most likely build a model of it were one available. Nice find.

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 06:00 AM

Sorry about the poor pictures. This thing is just FASCINATING in person.Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 07:06 AM

Looks like the unhappy result of a union between an Alfa Romeo Giulia SS and Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion, with some random genetic mutations thrown in. It sure is........ different.

Edited by Ace-Garageguy, 21 July 2012 - 05:04 PM.


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Posted 21 July 2012 - 08:41 AM

I just threw up in my mouth...Looks like a Lear jet swallowed an Isetta.

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 08:56 AM

1974? Looks like some Virgil Exner nightmare from the '40's, but I'm strangely drawn to it. Kinda neat in a twisted way.

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 09:12 AM

First of all, I love this thing! But it looks like a recipe for bankruptcy. Certainly looks like there are some aircraft parts in there.

Edited by Lunajammer, 21 July 2012 - 09:12 AM.


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Posted 21 July 2012 - 09:12 AM

That is over the top cool. New seat covers would be a must. Nah...just as it is will be fine

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 10:08 AM

I just threw up in my mouth...Looks like a Lear jet swallowed an Isetta.


WIN!

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 11:27 AM

Looks like the unhappy result of a union between an Alfa Romeo Gulia SS and Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion, with some random genetic mutations thrown in. It sure is........ different.


i don't think i could have said this any better Ace.

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 11:25 PM

I had read that there is a V8 version built also. It didn't fare so well during the seventies "safety" craze.