PESO - Top Dollar

Michael Beacom mbeacom at
Sun Jul 25 05:14:36 EDT 2010

On Jul 24, 2010, at 10:57 PM, Stan Halpin wrote:

> That is a beautiful car! Well shot. I would prefer a less cluttered  
> background but know you have no control over that.
> I am not among the auto cognoscenti, but believe I have seen  
> elements of that front end (the grill shape in particular) on other  
> cars since then. The Cobra? The rear "fins" remind me of the '58  
> Pontiac rear treatment, that subtle bump up from the main body  
> panel to the top of the rear fender. I would be curious to know  
> what those who understand Detroit design evolution have to say  
> about this car's place in history. Was it a nice one-off, or did it  
> in fact inspire subsequent designs?
> stan

Beautiful picture-

The front of the car said "Avanti" to me. Which came first?


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