Quiz: it looks like a 356, sounds like it, but isn't a 356

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Quiz: it looks like a 356, sounds like it, but isn't a 356

Postby &1 » Mon Sep 01, 2008 12:27 pm

Here are some pictures of a car from the early fifties (1950 - 1954).

This car has an aircooled 4 cilinder boxer-engine that's mounted in the back.

It looks like a Porsche 356, sounds like it, but it isn't... It dates from a time when the first Porsche had yet to be build.

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So: what car is this?
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Postby Greenberg » Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:23 pm

The top and middle one appears to be a 1948-1950 Gmund Coupe.

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Postby PhotoAaron » Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:00 pm

Abarth.
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Postby Aussiespyder » Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:03 pm

Tatra
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Postby Wayner » Mon Sep 01, 2008 4:27 pm

Merd
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Postby Vir2 » Mon Sep 01, 2008 5:13 pm

1952 Henway
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Postby snowback » Mon Sep 01, 2008 5:25 pm

What's a Henway? ....Oh I know 3 or 4 pounds!!!
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Postby &1 » Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:37 am

Nope...

None of the anwers is correct! Not even close!

I'll give 1 tip:

Look at te windshield of the car on the first picture and you'll know 1) which (European) country this car comes from and 2) what brand of engines the manufacturer used...

Here is another picture of te types of cars this particular manufacturer has build:

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Perhaps this is a tip and brings you closer to the correct answer!
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Postby Goofycat » Tue Sep 02, 2008 11:14 am

It's obviously a Renault! [-(
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Postby &1 » Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:13 pm

The engines are, indeed!

But it's not a Renault...
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Postby Guy_spyder550 » Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:02 pm

I would say possibly some of the early Renault 4CV based specials by Jean Redele, the founder of Alpine, as the first Alpine the A106 came out around 1955. But the Renault 4CV had a rear inline 4 rather than flat 4 engine, so not sure

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Postby Greenberg » Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:31 pm

Peugeot? Panhard?
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Postby Goofycat » Tue Sep 02, 2008 3:28 pm

A Fiat 500C Topolino?
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Postby Wayner » Tue Sep 02, 2008 3:51 pm

VW? 8-[
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Postby Wayner » Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:31 pm

oh no. Don't tell me I've killed another perfectly good thread

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