Labatt's Streamliner 1939 fabricated on the chassis of a contemporary White COE truck.
Basically, this 3d-model is based on my previous model of Streamliner 1947, which was made according to the measures taken from the actual restored truck. With the Streamliner 1939, I had to make some guesses...
martijntjuh, thank you for posting the image. Really a great donation from my point of view. And thanks to scooter for correcting the print. I think you have done it correctly, I usually apply the same principles to get the wheels round and the same diameter. As for the dimensions, the wheelbase...
I completely agree with this statement. At some point I was considering to model 1940's Packard. The result of my preliminary research was that the ZIS plan drawings (i.e. available in SMCars collection) are unusable for the purpose.
I was wrong about the wheelbase it was 139 inches.
Here's some data for your project:
Wheelbase: 3530 mm (139 in)
Front track: 1500 mm (59 in)
Rear track 1560 mm (61.5 in)
Wheels and tyres: 7.50 x 17 in.
Attached is also a possibly useful sideview.
Good luck with drawing!
I've done some reserach of my own and have to agree with you. The correct name of the car is Ghia L6.4.
My sources 8) claim total production of 23 units with a starting price tag of $15000 in 60's money. Technically, in fact, it was a second generation Dual-Ghia, and like the first generation...