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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 1932 Packard Twelve Coupé Sportive by Fernandez & Darrin Revisited

Just the other day we did a post showing this 1932 Packard Twelve Coupé Sportive by Fernandez & Darrin, along with the Greta Garbo Duesenberg. Readers Robbie Marenzi and Randy Ema were the first to be able to identify the coachbuilder and Dave Mitchell was nice enough to send us two more photos of this exquisite…

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