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Wienermobile + Tofumobile
246 + 365P (with central drivers seat)
1950s Americana. Long and low - Ranch style home and Lincoln sedan.
Auburn Boat Tail Speedster + early 1970s Buick Riviera
Flying Scotsman + Bentley Blue Train Special
The Bentley's design emphasizes the bonnet, which is high and long, not unlike the locomotive's high pressure boiler, and de-emphasizes the cabin - the windscreen and windows are compressed - again like the steam engine.
The boilers on earlier steam engines were smaller and the driver's cab featured larger windows. Early cars followed this type of look - the bonnets were just big enough to enclose the engine, and the car's visual mass centered on the cabin.
Seagram Building + Lancia Sibilo
Quote from "Car Styling" website: Bertone created "daring solutions regarding windows (the Marzal, Carabo, Stratos, and Navajo), and with the Sibilo he attempted to blend them in completely with the bodywork. In this way the car was given a more uniform look, forming a single sculpture as it were". This idea reminded me of the earlier trends in modern architecture, an example being the Seagram Building in New York.
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