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    • Auto Union racing car

    • The Auto Union Grand Prix racing cars types A to D were developed and built by a specialist racing department of Auto Union's Horch works in Zwickau, Germany, between 1933 and 1939. Of the 4 Auto Union racing cars, the Types A, B and C, used from 1934 to 1937 had supercharged V16 engines, and the final car, the Type D ... Read »


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    • Bendix SWC

    • Bendix SWC

      The Bendix SWC is a one-of-a-kind, hand built prototype concept car built in 1934. It is a four-door, five-passenger sedan sedan that was designed by Alfred Ney of the Bendix Corporation in South Bend, Indiana. Although considered a proof-of-concept vehicle rather than a true prototype for future production, the Bendix ... Read »


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    • Blue Flame (automobile)

    • The Blue Flame is a rocket-powered vehicle that was driven by Gary Gabelich and achieved the world land speed record on Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah on October 23, 1970. The vehicle set the FIA world record for the flying mile at 622.407 mph (1,001.667 km/h) and the flying kilometer at 630.388 mph (1,014.511 ... Read »


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    • Buckeye Bullet

    • The Buckeye Bullet is the name of a series of student-built, alternative-fuel race cars created by Ohio State University students led by Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni at the Center for Automotive Research. The cars are designed to run on the world-famous Bonneville Speedway, just outside Wendover, Utah. The VBB's have also been ... Read »


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    • Chrysler Airflow

    • Chrysler Airflow

      The Chrysler Airflow is a full-size car produced by Chrysler from 1934 to 1937. The Airflow was one of the first full-size American production car to use streamlining as a basis for building a sleeker automobile, one less susceptible to air resistance. Chrysler made a significant effort at a fundamental change in autom ... Read »


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    • Goldenrod (car)

    • Goldenrod is an American streamliner car which held the wheel-driven land speed record from 1965 to 1991. It was owned by Bob and Bill Summers, of Ontario, California. Bob Summers drove the car to set the land speed record. The Goldenrod is powered by four fuel injected Chrysler Hemi engines mounted inline and created ... Read »


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    • International Harvester Metro Van

    • International Harvester Metro Van

      The International Harvester Metro Van is a step van, also known as walk-in or multi-stop delivery truck. This vehicle type was one of the earlier, mass-produced forward control vehicles, once commonly used for milk or bakery delivery, as well as ambulance services, mobile offices, and radio transmitter vans. Typically, ... Read »


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    • JCB Dieselmax

    • JCB Dieselmax

      The JCB Dieselmax is a diesel-engined 'streamliner' car designed for the purpose of breaking the land speed record for a diesel-engined vehicle. The car was built for JCB, a British multinational equipment company. As of 2014, the car holds the world diesel-powered land speed record, having been driven to over 350 mil ... Read »


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    • Lincoln-Zephyr

    • Lincoln-Zephyr

      The Lincoln-Zephyr was the lower-priced line of mid-size Lincoln luxury cars from 1936 until 1940. The Lincoln-Zephyr and Mercury, introduced in 1939, bridged the wide gap between Ford's V-8 De Luxe line and the exclusive Lincoln K-series cars. This served a purpose similar to Cadillac's smaller LaSalle "companion car" ... Read »


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    • Saab 92

    • Saab 92

      Saab 92 is the first production automobile from Saab. The design was very aerodynamic for its time, with a drag coefficient (cx or cw)) of 0.30. The entire body was stamped out of one piece of sheet metal and then cut to accommodate doors and windows. Full-scale production started December 12, 1949, based on the protot ... Read »


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    • Streamline Cars

    • Streamline Cars Ltd was the company responsible for making the Burney car designed by Dennis Burney. Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney rose to fame as an airship designer, best known for his work at Howden on the R100 for Vickers. Starting in 1927, thirteen cars were made at Maidenhead. Each was different, as they were in ... Read »


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    • Tatra 77

    • Tatra 77

      The Czechoslovakian Tatra 77 (T77) is the first serial-produced, truly aerodynamically-designed automobile. It was developed by Hans Ledwinka and Paul Jaray, the Zeppelin aerodynamic engineer. Launched in 1934, the Tatra 77 is a coach-built automobile constructed on a central tube-steel chassis and is powered by a 75 h ... Read »


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    • ThrustSSC

    • ThrustSSC

      ThrustSSC, Thrust SSC, or Thrust supersonic car, is a British jet-propelled car developed by Richard Noble, Glynne Bowsher, Ron Ayers and Jeremy Bliss. Thrust SSC holds the world land speed record, set on 15 October 1997, when it achieved a speed of 1,228 km/h (763 mph) and became the first vehicle to officially ... Read »


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    • Toyota AA

    • Toyota AA

      The A1 was the first prototype passenger car built by the company that became Toyota. It was redesigned and put into production as Toyota's first production cars, the AA sedan and the AB cabriolet. These were succeeded by the similar AE, AC and BA sedans. The series as a whole was replaced by the quite different and m ... Read »


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    • White Lightning (car)

    • The White Lightning was the fastest electric car, capable of speeds up to 400 km/h (250 mph). It was built by Dempsey's World Record Associates (DWRA) and has been driven to record speeds by Pat Rummerfield, known as the first fully recovered quadriplegic in the world. In October 2003, its record was surpassed by ... Read »


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