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John_Mc
07-30-2009, 08:11 PM
More old Pop. Mechanics articles:

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71MKIV
07-31-2009, 07:41 AM
That one in the middle of the middle page must've been the inspiration of the Gremlin!

tdskip
07-31-2009, 09:09 AM
Those "flying brake" designs were all the rage for a while.

Thanks John!

John_Mc
07-31-2009, 11:50 PM
I hadn't heard of or seen a Triumph 1300 before. Was that the same as, or precursor to, the Dolomite?

martx-5
08-01-2009, 06:10 AM
Those "flying brake" designs were all the rage for a while.

Thanks John!


That would be "Shooting Brake". (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting-brake) :smile:

pjsmetana
08-01-2009, 09:03 AM
I love the caption of the middle pic... "OOPS! Forgot the headlights!"

tdskip
08-01-2009, 10:13 AM
Those "flying brake" designs were all the rage for a while.

Thanks John!


That would be "Shooting Brake". (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting-brake) :smile:

So it would be - thanks!