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Very low and very swoopy, the Pontiac Club de Mer debuted at the 1956 GM Motorama. This two passenger sports car had twin-bubble Plexiglas café racer windscreens, stood a mere 38" high and had an aluminum body, a 300 horsepower modified Pontiac V-8 engine and a DiDion independent rear suspension. The front nacelle rotates 180 degrees to expose the headlamps.

Untitled — atomic-flash: 1956 Pontiac Club de Mer - 1956 Motorama star designed by Paul Gillian.

The Pontiac Club de Mer (1956) purpose-built, experimental car to celebrate General Motors' commitment to futuristic design. Conceived by GM engineer-designer Harley Earl, the two door sport roadster incorporated innovative sleek, low-profile body styling

The Pontiac Club de Mer purpose-built, experimental car to celebrate…

Pontiac Club de Mer at General Motors Motorama 1956 - - Original Image owned and restored by haymelter(c)2010

Pontiac Club de Mer at General Motors Motorama 1956 - - Original Image owned and restored by

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The Holden Torana GTR-X Concept looks similar to iconic sports cars of the such as the Ferrari 308

Pontiac followed along with many other carmakers in the 1950s with this jet age-inspired concept car: the Pontiac Club de Mer. The car was first unveiled at the 1956 General Motors Motorama (our current favorite name for a car show).

Concepts from Future Past: 1956 Pontiac Club de Mer - 95 Octane

The Lincoln Futura Concept Car (which later became the Batmobile)– 1955

andibgoode: “ abimused: “ vintagegal: “ The Lincoln Futura Concept Car (which later became the Batmobile)– 1955 ” SO COOL! ” I’ll have one in pink with a cherry red interior, please.

This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing surfaced for sale but was never used in a race, It has plaid interior. This car sold for $4.62 million (including commission) on Jan 21, 2012. It is thought to be a world record for this model. :O

Highlights From the 2012 Collectible Car Season

This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing surfaced for sale but was never used in a race, It has plaid interior.

Chevrolet Biscayne at General Motors Motorama Show, 1955

1955 Chevrolet Biscayne at General Motors Motorama Show, Das Auto Motor und Sport, heft Stuttgart, Februar

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