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Offline rickjames8

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Unidentified car
« on: September 09, 2018, 03:24:15 PM »
Hey-

I haven't posted here in a long time, but I recall this group to be one of the most amazing sets of people to be able to identify cars. I have a photo of a vehicle that seems to be stumping people, but I can't post it as a puzzle as I don't know the correct answer. Would this room be the right place to ask for assistance?

Attached is the photo. One in it's original form, one with the foreground people photoshopped out.

Any ideas?

Here is the thread that started it: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156617886753180&set=pcb.261555687817974&type=3

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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2018, 08:35:51 AM »
The car has actually been posted on here (by me!) in our section for " News, Information and Feedback" under the "What is this car?" thread. It's a real enigma, no doubt. It's been the subject of many questions on car-related websites all over the place, even being printed in Classic & Sportscar magazine as their monthly puzzle car. It's so striking that you'd think someone, somewhere would know the answer.

General consensus seems to be a better-than-average kitcar body that never achieved production. Could it have been an exhibit at the Racing Car Show? Anyone out there have the show programme for 1962 or 63? A member of Pistonheads website has actually made a replica on a 3-D printer! Whoever manages to solve this is going to be an internet hero.
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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 05:21:51 PM »
As has been stated elsewhere on the internet, the vehicle in question does appear to possess gull wing doors. Perhaps that will be the key to finding it's identity?
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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2019, 05:18:52 PM »
Some quick looking led me to discover that there are multiple pages for this car on this website, perhaps they should be consolidated?
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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2019, 11:47:03 AM »
Could do -  if I could find the other/s...
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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2019, 04:00:04 PM »
Could do -  if I could find the other/s...

I posted it on 21.8.2017 in the Information Requested thread. I don't think there are any replies.
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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2019, 05:37:30 PM »
I know there is one from years earlier but I neglected to write it down.
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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2019, 05:43:02 PM »
While searching for it I found that Galrot posted about it in 2016.
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Re: Unidentified car
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2019, 05:47:49 PM »
I am unable to find the other post, I believe Galrot's post to be the one I had seen.
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