Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Too Cool - Pontiac - Transparent Display Car

Truly a one (or three) of a kind. "RM Auctions will offer a most unusual Pontiac – the transparent display car that GM built for the 1940s World’s Fair."

"After Pontiac showed the Plexiglas-bodied car both in New York City and around the country, it ended up in the Smithsonian, where it remained through the duration of World War II. From there, it went to a couple of Pontiac dealers in Pennsylvania before another Pennsylvanian, Don Barlup, bought it in 1973."

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