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Santa Cars
« on: December 21, 2009, 06:02:01 AM »
In the spirit of Arthur Dent's "Snow Vehicles" thread (and in the spirit of the season, too) I searched for some photos and illustrations of Santa Claus with old cars. Please add your own pics.

       

       

       





 

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2009, 07:34:58 AM »

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2009, 11:49:19 AM »
This one is VERY cool!

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2009, 11:49:46 PM »
Nice!

Very cool ... and timely ... pics. :)



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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2009, 03:31:27 AM »
This one is VERY cool!



There you go - a car with Santa!

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2009, 04:02:44 AM »
This one is VERY cool!


There you go - a car with Santa!

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Maybe next year! Got no sufficiant time...

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Re: Santa Cars
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Re: Santa Cars
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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2009, 11:40:37 AM »
Nice picture. Once reversed, one sees that it's not London, but Bullock's Wilshire in Los Angeles.
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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2009, 05:42:43 PM »
Not as impressive as the Bentley one but I made this


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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2009, 03:13:13 AM »
Great pics, guys.

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Re: Santa Cars
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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2009, 06:27:01 AM »
This year, Germany's Spiegel Magazine asked carmakers to offer new designs for Santa's sleigh. Here's the offering from Mercedes:



Pretty cool, huh? Those are some pretty happy looking reindeer!   ;D

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2009, 08:57:47 AM »
I guess they put the animals INSIDE the vehicle for safety reasons... Reminds me of this ad: ('we reinvented safety - the new A-class'):

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2009, 10:27:12 AM »
That's pretty funny, Mike!   ;D  Wasn't the A-Class delayed quite a long time because it failed the "reindeer test" by flopping over on its side during emergency avoidance maneuvers?    ???
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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #15 on: December 26, 2009, 07:51:29 AM »
It was, indeed, though actually it weren't reindeer but elks... A simple test to avoid something that was suddenly crossing the way, a test that even the Trabant could stand without any problem. To resolve the problems Mercedes gave the A-Klasse a security device that was until then only available on the top-line S-Klasse: ESP (Elk Security Package)  ;D

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2010, 06:30:40 AM »
Here are some more...
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« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2010, 06:46:24 AM »
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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2010, 06:54:41 AM »
 ;D

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2010, 12:44:08 PM »
Not bad! :D

I have found two classic pics on my HD, too:

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2010, 12:54:09 PM »
And a newer one:

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2010, 07:20:11 AM »
Sideways Santa!

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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2010, 07:51:50 AM »
 :)
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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #23 on: December 14, 2011, 05:14:13 AM »
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Re: Santa Cars
« Reply #24 on: December 16, 2011, 04:42:10 AM »
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