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A Huge Collection of Old Photos of ‘70s Prototype Cars (80 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Cars   31 May 2013   / 24313 views

These pics are a great piece of recent history. Thanks to our visitor, Richard for sending us this cool post.


Lancia Stratos Zero, 1970

De Tomaso Mangusta, 1969

DeTomaso Pantera, 1972

Porsche 911S, 1975

Lamborghini Countach LP500, 1971

Ferrari 512 S Berlinetta Speciale, 1969

Maserati Boomerang, 1972

Ferrari Modulo (Pininfarina), 1970

AMC Pacer X, 1975

Ferrari Daytona, 1968

Dodge Charger III, 1968

Pontiac Banshee XP-833, 1964

Holden Hurricane, 1969

Abarth 2000 (Pininfarina), 1969

Lamborghini Countach LP500, 1971

Jaguar XJ13, 1966

Bizzarrini Manta (ItalDesign), 1968

De Tomaso Mangusta, 1967

Maserati Merak, 1971

Chevrolet Astro I, 1967

Pontiac Banshee II, 1968

Detomaso Montella, 1971

Corvette Astro II, 1968

Chevrolet Camaro Super Sport, 1971

Panther 365 GTB 4 Shooting Break, 1975

Lamborghini Bravo, 1974

Škoda Super Sport, 1971

Vauxhall XVR, 1966

Alfa Romeo Carabo, 1968

Lamborghini Flying Star II, 1966

Lamborghini Bravo P114, 1974

Dome Zero, 1978

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, 1968

Ferrari P6 Pininfarina, 1968

Lamborghini Countach

Alfa Romeo Carabo

Bizzarrini Manta, 1968

BMW Turbo, 1972

Alfa Romeo Carabo, 1968

Fiat Abarth 2000, 1969

Ferrari 512S Pininfarina, 1969

1968 AMC AMX-GT ShowCar Type 2Q


Ford Mach II, 1970

Lamborghini Countach LP400

Lamborghini Countach LP500

Lamborghini LP500

Lamborghini Marzal, 1967

Maserati Boomerang, 1972

Mazda RX500, 1970

Mercedes C111, 1969

Opel CD, 1969

Design by Luigi Colani

Fiat Coupe Pininfarina

Dodge Midnight Charger, 1977

Porsche 904

Volvo 1800ES Sports Wagon, 1973

Toyota EX 3, 1969

Lamborghini Miura, 1966

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Comments (7):

Fenrisulven 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Prototype cars are so cool! Too bad the manufacturers ends up choosing something safe and boring.
Never underestimate the power of large crowds, of stupid people.
Biliou 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
It pleases me much that this designer crap did not apply to modern cars. Sure some are nice but most of them is just futuristic stupidy.
Mr. Ree 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I wonder how many of them still exist.

Awwww...Don't like my comment?
Fuck off and die!!!!
Why the hell are we not driving around in beautiful machines like this??? What happened to the future?
Cancamuso 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Honda. That's what happened.
#19 is an Alfa Romeo...see the grill idiots?...50% or more of these cars went into production...DUH
I care as much about you, as you care about me..so go fuck yourself.
But my point is that had this radical styling been adopted more fully and developed from this era, then the cars that we have today would be something to see.

Also, Giotto Bizzarrini, was an engineer for Alfa Romeo and he created the Bizzarrini brand... It is therefore pretty obvious that there could be Alfa crossovers, probably used as platforms for his cars. Do your research before saying "DUH", you ignoramus.