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Old 09-20-2012, 06:05 AM   #16
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[QUOTE=Rusty O'Toole

The idea of a rear engine car was very much in the air at that time....

Many forward thinking designers were experimenting with front wheel drive and rear engine ideas. Miller had been building front drive race cars since the early twenties. I guess he felt it was time to try a rear engine car.[/QUOTE]

You're right. I love looking at the drawings of automotive dreamers like H. Miller and in poking around I came across some interesting stuff from the same general period, such as the futuristic designs of Josef Ganz from the 1920s and early 1930s and the amazing Alfa Romeo Aerospider from 1935!
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