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Cool Cars of the 2012 Concours d’Elegance of America The appropriately named Plymouth, Mich., It stretches more than 194 inches from its front bumper to its Boat Tail, a little bit bigger than a typical mid-size sedan. And much after, too, since it appears that the car’s designer, Giotto Bizzarrini, was active up until at least 2008 or so. Daimler Motor made a nice name for itself building cars for various potentates from around the world, with the DE 36 becoming a particular fave during its 1946-1954 production run. It makes for an interesting comparison with the Auburn, which shows a similar fondness for fender pontoons, but the French car is much more of an object d’art, if you will. It’s kind of ungainly, but you can see the much more attractive E-Type inside struggling to get out. This one has the early 330-hp, 4. 7-liter V8, good for 154 mph and a 0-60 time of 6. 8 seconds. And the 85-hp V-Twin motorcycle engine that provides a top speed of 115 mph(.) Here’s the real deal, purpose-built for rally competitions and capable of running from 0-60 in under 5. 0 seconds even in its street-legal guise.

This, combined with a childhood that included significant (passenger) seat time in cars from Lotus and Jensen Healey, made him a car guy at an earlier age.

I believe the white Citroën DS21 in the article is a 1967 or later model as it has the swivelling headlights, new that year.