1948: Norman E. Timbs Buick Streamliner

‘Mechanical engineer Norman E. Timbs created this dramatic streamliner in the 1940s which in many ways was the ultimate American hot rod.’  

- Richard Owen, Supercars

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Images © Peter Harholdt for Amelia Island Concours, Gary & Diane Cerveny Collection

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  1. Miss Azura

    Oh, I dunno, nice, dry, desert, looks fairly good, I’ve seen cars with a lot less left restored to their former glory, such as ‘Babs’, John Parry-Thomas’s 1926 land speed record car, which spent 40 years buried under a Welsh beach after a tragic accident during an attempt killed Parry-Thomas.
    The story of Parry-Thomas and ‘Babs’

    (Hope I got the tags right there! )

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