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NOPE AND NOPE.

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Its a hyphenated name. One of those weird names that i dont think makes cars anymore
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the horrible thing is i was there when that photo was taken. not even kidding
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Sainted your on to something.

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PostSubject: Re: Obscure cars of history challenge   Obscure cars of history challenge - Page 3 Icon_minitimeWed Sep 25, 2013 4:39 pm

Well i had to refer to my pops for this one. Told me it was "A british pos". When i pried him for a real answer he said it was a Gordon-something and that he had seen it in a magazine because it had a Chevy engine in it despite being british.
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touche sir, you got me. this photo was taken at the gold cup at oulton park this year. its a beauty in real life
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Folks are close but no full name has been given yet. a Cookie if you get it.

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gordon keeble GT or something
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PostSubject: Re: Obscure cars of history challenge   Obscure cars of history challenge - Page 3 Icon_minitimeWed Sep 25, 2013 5:37 pm

The Cookie "HINT" gave it away!  It is a Gordon-Keeble made in 1963 - 1967.

1963-1967 Gordon-Keeble
What Makes it Awesome: It's an English car designed by Giugraro, built by Bertone, and fitted with the 5.4-liter V-8 from a Corvette. It looks as sexy as any European GT from the day (in profile, at least) and was just as fast. It also had a turtle for a logo, which is kind of awesome.P

What Makes it Obscure: The Gordon-Keeble had a lot going for it, but a too-high price and supplier issues doomed the car to just 100 examples. You may never have heard of it, but now that you've seen it, you probably won't forget it.

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Looks like a Caddy boned a Thunderbird. Do I win?
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Looks like a Caddy boned a Thunderbird. Do I win?
Nope.
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Dang. I bet I'm close. Tell me you don't see a ThunderLac in that picture.
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Really? 54 Olds

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Maxximilllion wrote:
Really?  54 Olds
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Does anyone know the story behind this car?
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Bug eyes and a shield emblem. I dont want to say porsche but for some reason im leaning that way. Hmm.
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SaintedPlacebo4 wrote:
Bug eyes and a shield emblem. I dont want to say porsche but for some reason im leaning that way. Hmm.
It does look like a Porsche logo, but it is a british sports car from what I can tell from it being right hand drive and that grill looks very Austin esque.
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The spoked rims also scream British.
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I have a car to add to obscure car history challenge (when this challenge is complete or we give up on guessing) and do not mean to change the challenge just thought of this one.

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I can give hints if needed
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whhooaaahh there, dude just cut in front of me! haha. lola?
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That red one reminds me of a triumph.
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