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3 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

3 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1947 Norman Timbs Special Information No other automobile looks like the 1947 Norman Timbs Special, with its front-mounted cockpit and curves leading to a raindrop tail. Timbs, an Indy racing engineer, made the car with a Buick Straight 8 engine placed at the rear of the chassis. Look to racers like the 1937 Auto Union Type C for indications of Timbs inspiration. Pictures Videos Useful Links businessinsider.comconceptcarz.comcardesignnews.comthevintagenews.comkustomrama.comcarstuffshow.com

2 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

2 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1942 Oeuf Electrique Information Paul Arzens (1903-1990) was a  French industrial designer of railway locomotives and motor cars. Arzens was born in Paris, at an address along the Boulevard des Batignolles  (fr) on the northern side of the city. As a young man he studied at the cole des Beaux-Arts and soon gained recognition as a talented artist able at this stage, unusually, to live reasonably well on the sales proceeds from his paintings. This gave him enough time to pursue other interests in…

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1 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1 of 17 Strange Car Design (High Museum of Art)

1936 Stout Scarab Information The history of automotive design is littered with bold attempts to create vehicles so different in how they look and how they work that they render obsolete everything that?s come before. The most daring of these are usually concept cars, which are not limited by practicality or government regulations and can therefore allow automakers to really push the limits. For its latest exhibit, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta has assembled 17 of the most…

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