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    Volkswagen 1200 Käfer (1960)

    The expressive cutaway...
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    Ford Custom 1951

    Amazingly primitive car, - in fact, the same pre-war design. Just compare it, say, to the 1950 Lancia Aurelia on all items - chassis, engine, transmission, running gear...
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    Ford Cardinal

    The sub-compact Cardinal should have arrived, in 1961 model year, as the first (post-war) American front-drive passenger car. Yet, Ford Motor has handed the project over to its German division, and the would-be Cardinal was built - complete with the original V4 engine - as Taunus 12M.
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    Citroën DS (1965)

    In 1965, DS finally received the (period) adequate engine.
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    Renault 4CV

    In 1947, Renault introduced its first post-war model - the small vehicle of rear-engine layout. Yet, being extremely "tail heavy", the car complete with dreadful swing axle at the rear was "unsafe at any speed". A shame.
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    VW Karmann Ghia (1955)

    In 1955, the graceful coupe arrived as arguably the world first passenger car with curved side glass. And frameless door windows looked utterly different, in the mid-50s.
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    Peugeot 404 (1960)

    The 404 model was driven by the "slant" 4-cylinder engine. Pay attention to the peculiar configuration of the final drive with unique worm gear.
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    Bizzarrini Strada (1965)

    The impressive 2-seat GT was nothing else than a talented emulation of the AC Cobra idea.
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    Mercedes-Benz 220SE (W111)

    The model known as a "fintail" sedan.
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    Volvo 164 (1968)

    The first Volvo model with 6-cylinder engine.
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    Mercedes-Benz 219 (W105)

    The model was introduced in 1956 with the first brand's short stroke OHC six.
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    BMW 3.0CS

    BMW New Class coupe.
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    Mercedes-Benz 170V (W136)

    The pre-war model was built till 1953. There existed the version with Diesel engine - one of the world first.
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    Lancia Flavia Sport (1965)

    Under the Flavia bonnet, the all-aluminium "boxer" OHV four with two camshafts was mounted longitudinally.
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    Porsche 356C (1964)

    The last 356...