There are 8 days remaining in 2018 so we thought we would countdown and share with you some of the items and ideas we would put in our time capsule. For us they straddle the very specific space of the timely with the timeless; sometimes sublimely anachronistic, fundamentally classic, and are reflective of a value system we hold true to.
The 1948 Buick Streamliner by Norman E. Timbs. A true landmark in concept card design.
|type||Concept / Prototype Car|
|built at||California, USA|
|body stylist||Norman Timbs|
|power||149.1 kw / 200 bhp|
|bhp/weight||191.57 bhp per tonne|
|body / frame||Aluminum over Steel Tube Chassis|
|r suspension||De Dion-Type Tube Axle w/Transverse Leaf Spring, Tubular Shock Absorbers|
|curb weight||1044 kg / 2300 lbs|
|wheelbase||2921.0 mm / 115 in|
|height||990.6 mm / 39 in|