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The Amazing Edmond Rumpler Designed Tropfenwagen

1921 Rumpler Tropfenwagen at the German Museum of Urban Transport Edmond Rumpler, a brilliant Austrian aircraft designer, introduced his unprecedented Tropfenwagen at the 1921 Berlin Auto Show. The teardrop-shaped body (tropfen translates to drop), with its curved glass greenhouse, produced a very low drag coefficient of only .28, which is on par with the aerodynamic cars of today. In…

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A True Barn Find – An Overland in Sweden

Tired of the now overused term “Barn-Find” being applied to every old car that has been located anywhere long enough to acquire a few particles of dust? How about this early twenties Overland that has been parked in a barn for seventy-five years, ever since 1939 when gasoline became unavailable in Sweden due to World War-II….

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