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Someone please take the chrome away from the designers

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Um......I would call that slightly over done.

Not sure what's actually under there, but the front end appears to be from an early '60s Imperial.

 

Steve

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IIRC, that monstrosity is two 70s Mercedes E-class wagons fused together with a ton o' crud added on.  Can see the Mercedes wheel on the left front.  

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Um......I would call that slightly over done.

Not sure what's actually under there, but the front end appears to be from an early '60s Imperial.

"...a combination of two Eighties Mercedes-Benz W123 station wagons and a 1962 Imperial front end placed atop a tri-axle chassis with a dually axle in the center of the car and a Chevrolet truck front axle mounted at the rear, steering opposite the front wheels. A Mercedes-Benz turbodiesel engine powers the 29-foot laden limousine."

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2015/06/08/finnjet-the-only-car-with-a-chrome-bill-bigger-than-its-gas-bill-comes-up-for-sale/

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"...a combination of two Eighties Mercedes-Benz W123 station wagons and a 1962 Imperial front end placed atop a tri-axle chassis with a dually axle in the center of the car and a Chevrolet truck front axle mounted at the rear, steering opposite the front wheels. A Mercedes-Benz turbodiesel engine powers the 29-foot laden limousine."

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2015/06/08/finnjet-the-only-car-with-a-chrome-bill-bigger-than-its-gas-bill-comes-up-for-sale/

Must be more than just Mercedes going on on the sides.

Looks to be some almost Ford like tail fins rising up just behind the front door & then ending about half way back, followed by another duplicate fin running all the way to the rear.

What a Frankenstein!

 

Steve

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Case in Point......

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Any one want to build a 1/25 scale replica ?  No ? I didn't think so. :D

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I'm not even sure one could figure out where to begin with a replica of that thing!

 

Anyone have pics of the interior?

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I don't think you'd have to worry on parking lots; no one would WANT to park near enough to ding it.:o

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If someone did ding you, would you even notice?

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Something tells me that the owner would notice a ding. I'll wager he knows every inch of that thing.

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Any one want to build a 1/25 scale replica ?  No ? I didn't think so. :D

Done... :D

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^^^^ Nailed it.

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lolz

 

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